Dubuque Chorale

2016-2017 Season


SongFest »

Kick of the season by enjoying this annual collaboration of the Chorale with other area choirs.

Program:  Songs by each choir, followed by a massed choir performance.

Sat September 24, 7:30 pm • Heritage Center, University of Dubuque


Novemberfest: Celebrating Dubuque’s German Heritage »

Join the Chorale, Cadenza, and Children’s Choir for an event that celebrates our community’s German legacy. Surrounded by the beauty of the former St. Mary’s church, speakers from historically German families and organizations will enhance the German-inspired musical program.

Post-concert festivities include food and Novemberfest libations, and polka!

Sat November 5, 7:30 pm • Steeple Square, downtown Dubuque
Sun November 6, 2:00 pm • Steeple Square


Holiday Family »
Holiday Concert »

The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra’s annual Holiday Concert featuring the Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir at the Family Concert, the Chorale and Cadenza at the main concerts.

Program:  Favorite holiday numbers by the DSO, Chorale, soprano Sarah Ellis, and members of the Heartland Ballet Company.

Sat December 3, 1:00 pm (family concert) • Five Flags Theater, Dubuque
Sat December 3, 7:30 pm • Five Flags
Sun December 4, 2:00 pm • Five Flags


Classical Magic »

Dubuque Chorale, Cadenza, and Children’s Choir perform a concert of great works with orchestra and guests from regional high schools.

Program:  Includes Bethoven’s Mass in C and Haydn’s Te Deum.

Sat May 6, 7:30 pm • Heritage Center, Dubuque
Sun May 7, 2:00 pm • Western Dubuque Performing Arts Center, Epworth


Summer Concert »

The Chorale performs an outdoor concert at Dubuque’s Eagle Point Park.

Program:  A refreshing summer evening of light music amid one of the Midwest’s premier parks.

Thu June 8, 7:30 pm • Eagle Point Park, Dubuque

Other Appearances

International Day of Peace
Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir performs prior to the day’s main event, a presentation of the critically acclaimed one-woman play, “Unveiled.”
September 21, 7:00 pm
Loras College’s Hoffmann Hall Theater, Dubuque

Thanksgiving Service
The Children’s Choir sings for an interfaith Thanksgiving service.
November 23, 2016, 7 pm
Church of the Resurrection, Dubuque

Christmas at Heritage Center
The Children’s Choir joins UD ensembles for their annual Christmas concert.
December 2, 2016, 7:30 pm
Heritage Center, University of Dubuque

Church Service
The Children’s Choir thanks Westminster for providing rehearsal space.
December 4, 2016, 9:30 am
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dubuque

Holiday Engagements
Dubuque Chorale Cadenza spreads holiday cheer.

  • Louis Murphy Park, Dubuque, November 23, 6:00 pm
  • Roshek Building lobby, Dubuque, December 10, noon

The Children’s Choir sings for NISOM’s “Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers.”
April 8, 2017, 10:00 am
Carnegie Stout Public Library, Dubuque

Choir Share
The Children’s Choir collaborates with the Cantilena Choir of the Des Moines-based Heartland Youth Choir.
April 22, 2017, 3:00 pm, Rehearsal and Potluck
6:00 pm, Concert
Grand View United Methodist Church, Dubuque


Welcome to Dubuque Chorale’s 2016/17 concert season. Come and enjoy our performances!