performances

CURRENT SEASON

2017 SUMMER CHORAL MUSIC WORKSHOP REGISTRATION
PRECIOUS MEMORIES PART III: GIVE THANKS
July 8th – July 22nd, 2017

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
Bishop McVinney Auditorium
43 Dave Gavitt Way
Providence, Rhode Island

2017 PRECIOUS MEMORIES 3 CONCERT
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Concert: 4:00PM
Lobby Opens At: 3:15 PM

McVinney Auditorium
43 Dave Gavitt Way (Service Rd 7)
Providence, RI 02903


January 19, 2014

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Worship and Covenant Service featuring Valerie Tutson, storyteller and singing by RPM Voices of Rhode Island – all to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ticket Price: FREE

Beneficent Congregational Church

300 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903

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January 20, 2014 

RI General Assembly MLK, Jr. Holiday Commission Celebration

A celebration to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the annual observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through education and song to be of value to the RI community. RPM receives an award for service to the community.

Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Ticket Price: FREE

Ebenezer Baptist Church

475 Cranston Street, Providence, RI 02907

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February 12, 2014

11th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall of Fame

Awards presented by the office of Mayor Angel Tavares given to local residents (do not have to live in Providence but have made significant accomplishments in the city) who have made meaningful contributions to acceptance, civil rights and equality in Providence.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Ticket Price: FREE

Providence City Hall

Providence, RI 02903

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June 28, 2014 – July 19, 2014

AIN’T-A THAT GOOD NEWS– The African American Sacred Folk Song  

RPM Voices of Rhode Island invites people who love to sing to register for Choral & Gospel Music Summer Workshop

Registration Fees includes music, artistic direction and band accompaniment:

$95 returning adult singers and $100 for new adult singers

(Late registration fee after June 14 is $130).

$50 Youth Concert Voices (ages 17& under)

(Late registration fee after June 14 is $60)

$25 Youth Voices Only

$25 Instrumental Voices

RPM Summer Choral Workshop Intensive Sessions:

102 Vocal Musicianship – WHAT IS MY VOICE?

A 45 minute workshop session dedicated to methods of healthy voice tone production and proper care and technical development of the singing voice. ($10)

103 Vocal Musicianship – TRAINING MY VOICE

A 45 minute workshop session dedicated to an introduction to musical skills through solfege (sight singing, ear training, rhythm, memory, dictation, and improvisation).  ($10)

110 RPM Vocal Performance – SOLO PERFORMANCE

This INTENSIVE session is for persons who have previous solo experience. This is not voice lessons. This is a performance focused class.  ($40)

Beneficent Congregational Church

300 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903

Newport Location:  TBA

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July 20, 2014

RPM Voices of Rhode Island Gospel Brunch and Concert

Newport Restoration Foundation and RPM Voices of Rhode Island invite you to — Savor a traditional Southern-style brunch, followed by a performance “WADE in the WATER” by RPM Voices of Rhode Island’s 65-member choir and live musicians overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from Doris Duke’s magnificent Rough Point estate in Newport.  RPM’s educational organization will shed light on the history of gospel music so dear to Doris Duke, a clandestine gospel singer. Guests will enjoy musical presentations of spirituals, gospels, hymns and anthems. Exhibit galleries feature “No Rules: The Personal Style of Doris Duke.”

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Brunch

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Concert

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM VIP After-Concert Cocktail Reception with RPM’s Artistic Director and Rough Point’s Curator

TICKET Price: Brunch and Concert $55Adult $20 Child ages 5-12 (reservations required)

Concert only $20 Adult   $10 (Child ages 5-12)

VIP Supporter $125

Special early-bird rate for concert-only tickets through June 20. The current price is $20, after June 20 the rate increases to $25.

Rough Point

680 Bellevue Avenue,Newport, RI 02840

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September 20, 2014

Celebration on the Plaza – Preview of “One Voice” RI-Sounding Voices

This event will act as a kickoff to the activities and projects that will develop over the 9 month period and will preview the June 13, 2015 festival.   The weekend also marks FirstWorks 10th Anniversary on September 18, and includes educational workshops on September 19.

The ONE VOICE performance by RI-Sounding Voices will serve as an opening ceremony for the FirstWorks Festival on the Plaza, a biennial event that began in 2012 with major support from the National Endowment for the Arts’ “Our Town” program and the Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism in collaboration with FirstWorks Providence and over 18 community partners

Ticket Price: FREE

Time: TBA

The Providence Rink at the Bank of America City Center 

2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903

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November 28, 2014 -December 4, 2014

Advent of Unity Workshop 2014

RPM Voices of Rhode Island invites people who love to sing to register for the Choral & Gospel Music Winter Workshop

Registration Fees: TBA   Registration opens on Monday, October 10, 2014 on the RPM Voices of Rhode Island website.

Beneficent Congregational Church 

300 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903

December 5, 2014

BEHOLD THAT STAR RPM Voices of Rhode Island’s Advent of Unity Concert

With Special Guest Artists

Time: 6:50 PM

Ticket Price: $15

Beneficent Congregational Church

300 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903