The Greenville Chamber Singers (GCS), an auditioned women's ensemble formed in 1996, share an exuberant love for choral music and a strong commitment to ongoing growth as performers. We perform a wide variety of music including sacred, Broadway, gospel, and Gershwin! We are privileged to have a piece commissioned for us by composer Carolyn Hamlin - "A Merry Heart".
Members' previous experiences include high school and college choruses, church choirs, and other community musical groups. The Greenville Chamber Singers is a 501 (c)(3) organization and is a musically versatile ensemble that focuses on community service. Members are not required to sell tickets, since most performances are free!! There is a music fee of $80 per year or $40 per season - - fall/winter season and spring season.
"The guests of Biltmore have enjoyed the sounds of the Chamber Singers for many years." Patricia Phillips Special Projects Coordinator - Biltmore House
"Many family members of the residents have reported the positive interactions they observed between the singers and the residents. We appreciate your visit and the memories the residents can cherish forever!"
The Cottages at Brushy Creek Activities Department
26 members of GCS sang Dan Forrest's "Jubilate Deo" with a 250 member chorus at Carnegie Hall in April 2018. What an extraordinary experience and wonderful event.
Angela Lemere serves as artistic director and conductor of Greenville Chamber Singers. She has been a part of the ensemble since 2003. Her choral experience includes working with choral ensembles involving elementary through adult singers of public school, church and community choirs throughout the upstate of South Carolina.
She also serves as the Spartanburg School District Six Choral Coordinator and Director of Choral Activities at Dorman High School where she conducts high school ensembles, and collaborates with middle and elementary choral programs.
Angela is a National Board Certified Teacher, Music / Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Wingate University, and a Master of Music in Music Education degree from University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Angela has served as a choral clinician, adjudicator and presenter at conferences associated with ACDA and MEA. In addition to being an active member of SCMEA and SC ACDA, Angela has held the offices of SCMEA Choral Division Treasurer and SC ACDA President. She is also a member of the Crescent Music Club in Greenville, and serves as the Northern District Director for the South Carolina Federation of Music Clubs.
She and her husband Brian live in Moore, SC.
Carnegie Hall! April 15, 2018
Angels From the Realms of Glory - Arr. Dan Forrest - Christmas Concert 2019
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