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Shir Joy Chorus Seeks New Singers

Shir Joy Chorus, Central Massachusetts’ Jewish community chorus, is seeking new singers for its winter concert in February. Open rehearsals will be held on Monday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 14 from 7-9:15 p.m.

Regular rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings and are held at Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 E. Main St., in Westborough.

Members come from a variety of area towns, including Worcester, Westborough, Northborough, Marlborough, Auburn, and Medway, and carpooling can be arranged.

Open rehearsals will include a meet and greet, section placement, and registration. Attendees can observe a rehearsal or join right in with the singing. Director Nan Gibbons and members of the board will be available to chat and answer questions.

For more information, visit, Facebook page, or instagram; email at; or call (508) 366-7175.

Shir Joy Chorus is an adult community chorus (ages 16+) dedicated to learning, sharing, and performing Jewish music from the rich and varied Judaic cultures of Israel and the Jewish Diaspora. The Chorus performs music in English, Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino, and other languages, the pronunciation of which is taught during rehearsals, so no prior knowledge is needed. The chorus is non-auditioned and is open to all regardless of ethnicity or religious background.

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