The Brooklyn Women’s Chorus is a community chorus that was formed in October 1997 by Park Slope resident and musician, Bev Grant. The chorus has a repertoire ranging from South African freedom songs to socially relevant songs by contemporary American songwriters like Garth Brooks, Jackson Browne, Pat Humphries and Bev Grant, herself. Topics range from freedom and justice, to peace, resistance, and women’s labor history.
There are no auditions necessary to join the Brooklyn Women’s Chorus, only a strong desire to sing. It is Bev’s contention that everyone can sing, and the proof is in the rousing performances by the chorus.
The Brooklyn Women’s Chorus communicates with a joyful voice, sure to uplift anyone who hears them.
This socially-concerned choir sings so that others can find a voice. Any emotional moments with your chorus? When a member – who joins thinking she can’t sing – finds her voice. Any examples? One woman came up to me a year ago and said she was ready to sing a solo. Simple as that. I
The Brooklyn Women’s Chorus is proud to announce the release of our new CD, recorded live at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center in March 2014. It is called “I Will Sing” and can be purchased by clicking here!
Puffin Foundation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: I Will Sing: Brooklyn Women’s Chorus Performs at The Puffin Saturday, March 21st 8 pm. — Join us for an upbeat evening of music from The Brooklyn Women’s Chorus. Brooklyn musician Bev Grant formed this community chorus in 1997, with the belief that all woman can sing and should have
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“I wrote this song when Nelson Mandela was elected President of South Africa. It was one of the high points in the struggle for peace, justice and freedom in my lifetime. We have lost an incredible.” Bev Grant