Choral Society Spring Concert May 14th & 15th

Breathtaking Music

NCS Community Chorus, a North Shore Tradition

The Newburyport Choral Society has been delighting the North Shore with breathtaking music since 1934. This wonderful Newburyport based chorus is run by a committed group of chorus members passionate about working together to share the tradition of classical music throughout the community. The NCS Chorus is fortunate to be led by Ryan Lee Turner a powerful vocal and orchestral conductor, tenor soloist and accomplished music educator.

Newburyport Choral Society Spring Concert, Songs for the JourneyPurchase Tickets for the 2022 Spring concert, “Songs for the Journey” is schedule for Saturday, May 14th at 7:30 pm and Sunday, May 15th at 4 pm. Below is a summary of the music selection for the Spring 2022 concerts which will be hosted at the Belleville Congregational Church in Newburyport.

  • Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem (Rutter/Oxford 1893 edition)
  • Kevin Siegfried’s Songs for the Journey
  • Sarah Quartel’s How Can I Keep from Singing?
  • Ola Gjeilo’s Across the Vast Eternal Sky
  • Stephen Paulus’ The Road Home
  • Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (arr. Robles)

In order to protect the community gathering within the historic Belleville Meetinghouse, all attendees, participants, and staff will have to show full vaccination protection against COVID-19; and wear a high-quality, well-fitted mask covering both the wearer’s mouth and nose.

The Newburyport Choral Society enthusiastically welcomes new members twice per year, during the fall and winter registration time-frames. If you love to sing and are committed to learning the music, NCS is a wonderful local organization to consider joining.  The performance schedule includes concerts in December and May as well as a Summer Sing in August. The NCS Spring 2022 rehearsals began Tuesday February 1st and continue through May 12th.

Newburyport Choral Society members practice on Tuesday evenings during the fall and winter season’s in preparation for their spectacular themed concerts. The December concert features a wide variety of holiday music and the Spring concert provides an opportunity for the chorus to shine as they preform music from a broad scope of composers. This Newburyport based community chorus has performed an impressive list of highly regarded performances over the years, and has developed a following from all over the North Shore and Boston area.

The Newburyport Choral Society is an adult chorus that welcomes high school students to participate and performs with varied professional orchestras each season depending on the instrumentation. Concerts are held at Belleville Congregational Church located at 300 High Street in Newburyport.

What is the VIP Card & How does it Benefit NCS?

The Newburyport Choral Society has been a long term partner of helping us to promote awareness of the Newburyport VIP Discount Card. As a VIP partner, NCS receives $10 for each VIP Card purchase and renewal made through NCS and helps provide free advertising for all NCS events, fundraisers and initiatives. Please use the form on the right side of this page to purchase a VIP Card in support of the Newburyport Choral Society. VIP Card holders receive discounts each time they use their card at participating local businesses throughout the year. You can view VIP Card Discounts on the website or in the Newburyport App. There is also a printable discounts list which is maintained and periodically updated on the VIP Card Discounts page of the website.

How does the VIP Card Help Support Local Businesses?

The VIP Card Program is a collective support local campaign that was designed for the purpose of helping drive business to our local restaurant, retail and lodging businesses. The goal is to raise broad community awareness of the importance of supporting our local small business owners. Participating business owners offer VIP Discounts as an incentive to encourage everyone to make more local purchases. VIP discounts are meant to serve as a thank you for dining, shopping and staying locally. They are not intended to be substantial from each business, as we want to help drive profitable sales for business owners. VIP Card holders who use their card frequently will easily recoup the cost of the card over the course of the year. In return for offering a VIP Card Discount, participating VIP businesses receive free advertising on the website, in the Newburyport App and on the Newburyport VIP social media platform and they have the flexibility to choose and change their VIP Discount at any time. is grateful to our VIP Sponsors who fund both the VIP Card Program and the Nonprofit Partner Program. VIP Sponsor support makes it possible for us to provide free advertising for our small business and nonprofit partners and to donate 40% of VIP Card Sales to our nonprofit partners. Support Local, Shop Small, Go VIP!



Newburyport VIPs

Grand Trunk Wine and Cheese Shop

15% Off 12 or More Bottles of Wine

Beach Plum Flower Shop

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Compass Rose Inn

Stay Monday through Thursday and receive 10% off. Must book directly using promo code “Weekday” and present card at check-in. *Not applicable to 3rd party bookings.

Supercuts Hair Salon

$2 Off Service & 15% off Retail Product, Excludes Buzz Cut & Not Combinable w/ Other Offers

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