In 1923, a small group of music lovers
gathered at the home of Cora Gooch Brooks, a graduate of the New England
Conservatory of Music, intent on forming a society to "train men and women
in the art of choral singing; to provide an opportunity for the enjoyment,
participation and appreciation of good music, and to present concerts for the
The meeting was a success and the Braintree Choral Society was born.
Braintree Choral Society thrived with the leadership of Ms. Brooks, who served
as our Music Director for an amazing 35 years until her death in 1966. With her
guidance, and that of the talented Directors who have followed her, the Society
has performed many well-known works including "The Pilgrim's Chorus", "Carmina
Burana", "The Creation", "The Messiah", Brahms's "A German Requiem", op. 54 and
Mendelssohn’s "St. Paul".
As we begin our 90th anniversary, Braintree Choral Society proudly and successfully
continues our mission. The group, ranging from 50-70 members from the South
Shore and Boston areas, meets weekly during the concert season
(September through May) to enjoy and participate in fine music making. At least twice annually we prepare concerts which are presented to the public.
We anxiously await our new season which promises lots of great music and lots
We welcome you to sing with us and attend our concerts!
New members are most welcome the first two weeks of each season.
REHEARSALS FOR THE WINTER SEASON
BEGIN TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
REHEARSALS FOR THE SPRING SEASON
BEGIN TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
BRAINTREE HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS ROOM
128 TOWN STREET,
Welcome to the Braintree Choral Society
P. O. Box 850182
Braintree, MA 02185
email: [email protected]