Welcome

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is an inclusive, non-profit community chorus that provides LGBTQ+ individuals, with their friends and allies, the opportunity to perform high-quality choral music in an affirming environment that serves as a positive force for change. In addition, the Rainbow Chorale supports other institutions and individuals who serve that community.

Love of music is common to everyone. When we sing, we hope to impart the ideals, hopes, dreams, and aspirations of our community. Our goal is that with our listening audience we will strike a chord of commonality, and bridge the differences of our life experiences.

Rainbow Chorale Dec 2019

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2021/2022 Season

Winter 2022 Trimester IMPORTANT NOTICE

We will be rehearsing remotely for the first part of the Winter 2022 trimester, starting January 3rd. If you are interested in joining the Chorale, please see below for Open Call information.

Open Call Jan 3 & 10 2022

Open Call poster, Sept 2021

Our next Open Calls will be January 3rd and 10th 2022 for our winter trimester and will be held remotely. If you are interested in singing with the Rainbow Chorale, please contact us to let us know of your interest and to get information for joining us on the internet. We are a no-audition choir – once we know of your interest, our artistic director will contact you to discuss voice placement but there is no need for you to prepare music.

What a Wonderful World – Dec 2021

We held our “What a Wonderful World” concerts celebrating the holiday season and our return to in person performing on Friday December 3rd at 7:30pm at St Stephen’s Lutheran Church (1301 N. Broom St, Wilmington – parking at the Westminster Presbyterian lot at Rodney & 13th) and Saturday December 4th, also at 7:30pm, at Skyline United Methodist Church (3100 Skyline Dr, Wilmington). We offered both in person and remote viewing tickets

From Deck the Halls to Auld Lang Syne “What a Wonderful World” took a musical tour of the winter holidays. We were excited to share with you heart-warming, soul-stirring, and occasionally hilarious, music that illustrates that it is truly “A Wonderful World”.

Support the Chorale!

Please support the Chorale by donating to the Chorale’s general fund. Your donation will help cover the revenue we have lost during the Covid 19 pandemic, and aid us as we navigate our 2021/2022 season and return to in-person singing. Thank you for your support!

Previously During Our 2020/2021 Season

Hope Sings Eternal- Up For Viewing!

Hope Sings Eternal Spring Concert Poster

Click HERE to see Hope Sings Eternal, the free RCD Spring 2021 Concert!

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware premiered “Hope Sings Eternal” a free virtual concert composed of new recordings and old chorale favorites on May 26th 2021. Archival footage of the chorale’s rendition of Irving Berlin’s “Blue Skies” and an all new, all virtually assembled production of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” are just two examples that highlight the spectrum of RCD’s musicality, past and present, in-person and virtually. Featuring videos of the combined chorale as well as offerings from individuals and smaller ensembles, this production aspires to bring messages of hope and inclusion in these uncertain times. The video is still up for viewing – just click on the link above.

Name that Tune!

APO Name that Tune May 18 graphic

The Rainbow Chorale teamed up again with the American Pops Orchestra on Tuesday May 18th at 7pm for another fun evening of playing “Name that Tune” online as a joint fundraiser for RCD and APO. We tested our knowledge of LGBT and Ally Performers and it’s not a surprise that our very own Anthony placed 3rd!

Virtually Yours – Home for the Holidays!

Virtually Yours Holiday Concert Poster

Did you miss it? Click HERE to see Virtually Yours – Home for the Holidays!

The Rainbow Chorale’s Virtually Yours – Home for the Holidays free concert last December was a combination of individual and small group performances recorded this fall and previously recorded concert performances of beloved holiday pieces. The link for the concert is posted above and also is on our Facebook page for viewing at your leisure.