the longwood chorus is an ensemble of students and professionals in healthcare and science that seeks to reduce medical burnout, promote creativity and emotional wellness, and perform high-quality choral music.
the chorus is led by a professional choral conductor, lorraine fitzmaurice, along with associate conductor dr. jeremy faust (emergency medicine physician at bwh) and accompanist iris chan (research technician at boston children’s hospital).
past repertoire includes choral classics, including rachmaninoff’s bogoroditse devo, j.s. bach’s jesu, meine freude, as well as contemporary pieces such as stephen paulus’ shall i compare thee and daniel gawthrop’s sing me to heaven.
rehearsals take place at harvard medical school on tuesday evenings from 7:15-9:15 pm. audition info:
all members of the longwood community – nurses, social workers, researchers, physical therapists, physicians, medical students, public health students, etc – are welcome to audition regardless of position or career stage.
when (walk-in): tuesdays 8/28 and 9/4 from 7-9:30 PM
where: vanderbilt hall, jbm lounge (107 avenue louis pasteur, boston, ma)
what to expect: auditions will consist of vocal exercises to assess range, tone, and pitch accuracy, and will also include learning 8 bars of music first by sight-reading, then by singing together with our conductor.