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Spring Tour 2017!

February 20, 2017

The Yale Women’s Slavic Chorus is coming to Northern California this spring from March 12th to March 18th! 

If you’re in the area, come to a concert! Invite friends, family, and fans of Slavic tunes!

Facebook events for individual concerts are linked below.Slavs Bay Area Tour Poster-01.pngOccidental: https://www.facebook.com/events/1669066543120088/

San Francisco: https://www.facebook.com/events/1802996273293208/

Berkeley: https://www.facebook.com/events/1755233561471924/

Oakland: https://www.facebook.com/events/376729712711844/

Hope to see you there!

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~Singing Valentines 2017~

January 30, 2017

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Longing to find the perfect way to say “I love you,” “I like you,” or “I think you need some dissonant harmony in your life?” Order a Singing Slaventine for a friend, love, or stranger.

We will be singing:

  • throughout the week of February 13-17,
  • for $5 apiece (via cash, venmo, or paypal),
  • over Skype, the phone, or in person! Note: Only request in-person singing if on/near Yale’s campus.
  • songs of LOVE and FRIENDSHIP

Click here to order your Slaventine

Email Claire Gottsegen with any questions.

Love and yiks are in the air!

Upcoming Concert!

October 29, 2016

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Come join the Slavs and the Alumni of the Yale Russian Chorus for an evening of traditional folk and liturgical music! Our joint concert is on Saturday, November 12th in Hamden, Connecticut. It will be in the sanctuary of the Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Avenue.
The concert will be followed by a catered reception and Balkan dancing with dance music performed by Harris Brothers Balkan Band!

Tickets are available on Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eastern-european-choral-and-dance-music-tickets-28730018258?aff=eivtefrnd

Slav Auditions 2016

August 18, 2016

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Whether your previous musical experience consists of 12 years of choir, high school a cappella, jamming in the shower, or being raised on Bulgarian lullabies, you are absolutely the person we want to audition for The Yale Slavic Chorus!  If you want to become a part of Yale’s first women’s organization, are a fan of singing in new languages, cooking potluck dinners, eating cheese, exploring distant countries, performing for friends, and attending Balkan music festivals, the Yale Slavic Chorus is the place for you. We sing in more than seven different languages, including Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, and Georgian, but you can come to auditions without any previous familiarity and jump right in.

While audition dates and times are still to be finalized, please note that auditions will take place within the first two weeks of September.

Here’s some quick pointers for your audition:

  • Prepare an excerpt of a song that’s good for your range and important to you to sing for us.
  • Come in with an open mind! We may ask you to do some things that you haven’t done before – like mountain hollers and clapping in unusual time rhythms – but no need to be intimidated!

Email slavicchorus@gmail.com to join the audition panlist, and receive information about our first concert!