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The Coal Creek Community Chorus

Mouth Music Fall 2018

A Choral Ensemble for Singers in/around East Boulder County, Colorado

The Coal Creek Community Chorus is a vocal ensemble open to adult residents in and around Louisville, CO (including the communities of East Boulder County and Erie) who love to sing and are passionate about making exciting, beautiful music together. Rehearsing only once a week, the CCCC is designed to accommodate people from around the area who seek an expressive and musical outlet to round out their busy lives. The chorus is open to performing music of all styles, including classical, folk, jazz, spirituals, world music, Broadway, and contemporary pieces. There is no audition to join, and sheet music and rehearsal tracks will be provided for all members to practice their parts at their convenience between our weekly rehearsals.

Fall19 FAM FB Event

Ascent Community Church
550 McCaslin Blvd, Louisville, CO 80027
7:00pm (Doors at 6:30)

A free-will suggested admission donation of $5 for individuals and $10 for families will be collected at the door.

All are welcome!!

Rehearsal Dates:

  • Mondays evenings from 6:40 to 7:55pm(ish)
  • Boulder Valley Church of Christ (270 76th St, Boulder, CO 80303)
  • Jan 13, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, March 2, 9, 16, April 6, 13, 20, and 27

Performances: 

  • Tuesday, April 28 at Ascent Community Church. Ascent Community Church (550 McCaslin Blvd, Louisville, CO 80027)
  • Additional performance opportunities may be announced!  Stay tuned!

Enrollment Cost

$185 per member (which includes materials fee).  You can pay this fee by credit card immediately upon registering.  A $25 late registration charge will be added for members who do not submit their registration payment by February 10, 2020.

Discounts 

There is a $30 discount for choir members who live in the same household as another CCCC or Louisville PopChoir for Kids singer (spouses, partners, children/parents, siblings).

There is also a $30 discount for both members who refer new singers to the CCCC for the spring 2020 term, and the newly recruited singer. ($155 payment option available at checkout for discounts).  Both singers must be listed on both respective registration forms to qualify. 

Singers qualify for one discount per term. 

If you need additional financial accommodations to participate, please email stephen@faceacademyofmusic.com.

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SPOTS LEFT FOR CCCC CARNEGIE HALL SINGERS

If you are interested in joining the CCCC (and other FAM ensembles) at Carnegie Hall this spring:

  • These 10 6 spots are reserved for singers who can commit to the trip, as well as the fall 2019 and spring 2020 term of the CCCC
  • Read the text CAREFULLY and then fill out the registration form at the link HERE.
  • After submitting the form, you will be given a link to pay your $200 deposit, thus holding your spot.

The above number will be updated as registrants sign up!  First come first served (and there will be a wait-list should all these spots fill up and more are added in the future)

Coal Creek Community Chorus Director Stephen Ross

Stephen headshot 2018

Stephen Ross is a singer, teacher, arranger, conductor, songwriter, and composer residing in Louisville, Colorado.

Soon after moving to Colorado from Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Stephen got his start singing in the Colorado Children’s Chorale.  In high school, Stephen was active in theater and choir.  Stephen attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education with a Vocal Emphasis in 2003.   

From 2003 through 2015, Stephen was the Choir Director at Skyline High School in Longmont, CO where his choirs received regular scores of “I – Superior” in multiple competition settings, and hundreds of students under his tutelage were accepted into The St. Vrain Valley Honor Choir, Colorado All-State Choir and Colorado All-State Jazz Choir.  

As a choral clinician, he has directed the Adams County 14 Choral Festival Mixed Choir in 2006, the Northern Colorado Honor Choir Men’s Choir in 2009, the Patriot League Honor Choir and the Jefferson County Women’s Choir Festival in 2013, and was an adjudicator for the CHSAA Show Choir and Jazz Choir Festival, in 2007 and 2015, and the Colorado West Invitational Music Performance Festival in 2017.  

Stephen is a singer in Face Vocal Band and is the music director and one of the primary arrangers for the group.  Face performs regularly throughout Colorado and has toured across the United States and in Sweden, Australia, England, Scotland, Iceland, Luxembourg, and France.  

Outside of music, Stephen cherishes all the time he can get with his beautiful supportive wife and three kids.

Videos of Past Performances