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For Release: September 20, 2012

Contact: Jen Rogers, Director of Marketing & Communications
480-204-0101 /


Held during the First Friday Artwalk on Roosevelt Row;
Open to the public – everyone can experience the Chorale for free

(Phoenix, AZ) – The Grammy Award-winning Phoenix Chorale continues hosting Open Rehearsals this season, giving everyone the opportunity to hear the Phoenix Chorale for the first time for free! Held during Artlink’s First Friday Artwalk along Roosevelt Row inside Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (100 W. Roosevelt St.), Open Rehearsals begin Friday, October 5 (6:30 pm to 9:30 pm) and feature the Chorale in preparation for their opening concerts of the season, “Nordic Voices” (held October 20-21).

Phoenix Chorale Open Rehearsals during the 2012/13 Season take place on:

  • October 5, 2012
  • December 7, 2012
  • February 1, 2013
  • April 5, 2013

Each Open Rehearsal features the Phoenix Chorale preparing for different upcoming concerts in the season. These rehearsals are presented in a very casual atmosphere – no tickets or reservations necessary. Come as you are, whenever you want and stay as long as you’d like and experience a special behind the scenes look at music in the making. Parking is free at all Phoenix Chorale events; or take the Metro Light Rail to the Roosevelt Arts District stop.

For more information about Open Rehearsals, visit or call 602-253-2224.

The Phoenix Chorale is regarded as one of the finest professional choral ensembles in North America. What began in 1958 as a small study group of singers became a fully professional choir in 1992 made up of Arizona residents: highly educated and trained singers, teachers and professionals. In 2004, the Phoenix Chorale became the first North American choir to record for the U.K.’s prestigious Chandos Records and since then, the Chorale’s recordings have earned a total of eight GRAMMY nominations and two GRAMMY wins. The Phoenix Chorale aims to be the preeminent model for American choral music by redefining standards of excellence and its mission is to enrich life through excellence and distinction in choral artistry. All Phoenix Chorale recordings can be found at

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