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Divine Daughters II

Presented by The Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities and ASTER Women’s Chamber Choir

ASTER Choir

Soothe your soul and refresh your spirit with sacred music that includes beautiful songs such as Imnant Raminsh’s Missa Brevis in C Minor, Duke Ellington’s Come Sunday, Michael Head’s Ave Maria, Kathleen Fagre’s O Unico Amore with text by Mother Cabrini, His Eye is on the Sparrow, and How Can I Keep from Singing.

$15 Adults, $10 Students/Seniors

https://asterdivinedaughters.brownpapertickets.com/

Saturday, November 9, 2019 2 p.m.
Broomfield Auditorium
3 Community Park Road
Broomfield, CO 80020

This fun fundraising event features Broomfield High School Alums Sarah Kochevar and Ellie Hackbarth, Sara Gita, the Mahan Family, Bluegrass Duo Carolyn Crouse and Patrick O’Kelly and members of the choir and guest artists singing their hearts out.

Appropriate for ages 10 and older.

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Road, 80020

Free and Open to the Public – Suggested Donation $15

For additional information contact Tinaregina@aol.com or call 303-466-2879

ASTER Choir

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2 PM
Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, CO 80020
Tickets: Adults $12, Students and Seniors $8
Appropriate for ages 7 and older.
Tickets available at the door and through
https://astergreatamericansongbook.brownpapertickets.com

Navajo Women


This concert has something for everyone! In addition to Girl Group tunes Java Jive, Mister Sandman, and Heebie Jeebies along with Tin Pan Alley favorites I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, On the Sunny Side of the Street, and You Oughta Be in Pictures, ASTER includes music not typically associated with “The Great American Songbook”. Audience members will hear lullabies, courting songs, and hymns traditionally sung by Navajo and Appalachian women including I Gave My Love a Cherry and Down to the River to Pray. Whether it was Dorothy Fields writing snappy lyrics, women singing while they worked and worshiped or sister acts entertaining the troops and those at home, American women have made a great contribution to the history of American music. Come join us and bring a friend!

Appalachian Singer

Celtic Celebration

Broomfield Council on the Arts and Humanities presents
Celtic Celebration
with ASTER Women’s Chamber Choir

Aster Women's Chamber Choir

Aster Women’s Chamber Choir

Saturday, November 10th at 2 PM
At the Broomfield Auditorium 3 Community Park Road, Broomfield 80020

Celtic Duo

Celtic Duo

The choir will perform favorite lullabies, and music sung in pubs, and churches including Morning Has Broken, Suo Gan, Danny Boy, Colcannon, Dream Angus and other favorites.

Featuring Celtic Duo
Beth Gadbaw and Margot Krimmel

Admission: $12 Adults
$8 Students/Seniors

Tickets available at the door and astercelticcelebration.brownpapertickets.com
Advance purchase recommended.

For additional information contact Tinaregina@aol.com or call 303-466-2879

Talent Show

Come and enjoy an old fashioned talent show featuring special guest Walter Kelly, guitar master and the women from ASTER singing their favorite solos, duets, and trios from country music, jazz and musical theater.

August 2, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Broomfield Auditorium

3 Community Park Rd

Broomfield, CO 80020

Free ($15 suggested donation)

The theme of ASTER Women’s Chamber Choir’s Spring concert is a timeless one, which has inspired great poetry and music. Two local composers, Sara Flores and Alex Craig will have pieces premiered.

The Flores piece, Untapped Peace, features original words and music and answers a child’s questions about war. The Craig cycle, War Songs Revisited, is a set of pieces setting poems by 12th century Chinese poet, Kao Ch’i, American poets Edna St. Vincent Millay and Amy Lowell, and English poets, Rudyard Kipling and Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Contemporary choral composers Ruth Morris Gray and Kim André Armesen have set How Like a Winter, from Shakespeare’s Sonnet 97 and by Even When He is Silent a text found written on a wall of a concentration camp after World War II. These poignant pieces will surely touch the heart of those in the audience.

ASTER is delighted to welcome Anna Wheeler Gentry as Assistant Conductor. In addition, musical guests Anna Lynn-Palevsky and Declan Siefkas will perform an instrumental interlude composed by Artistic Director Christina Lynn-Craig’s father. This Idyl for Violin and Piano provides a transition from the War and Peace sections of the program. Another special offering is the Iraqi Peace Song which will be sung in a mixture of Arabic and English accompanied by Broomfield resident Kusala Anupindi on cello and ASTER alum Allison Zema on drum. Solos and readings will add variety to the program.

The concert will conclude with a performance of Franz Schubert’s sublime setting of The Twenty-third Psalm, and Gwyneth Walker’s exuberant setting of E. E. Cummings poem I Thank You God for Most This Amazing Day.

Saturday, April 14 at 2 PM at the Broomfield Auditorium
3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, CO 80020

Admission: $12 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors
The concert will last approximately 75 minutes and will not have an intermission. Due to mature subject matter and complex music, this concert is not recommended for children under age twelve.

Alex Craig

Alex Craig

Tina and Aster 2016

Tina and Aster 2016

Come hear Santa Lucia, O How Beautiful the Sky and other carols, stories, and compositions which celebrate this wonderful Christmas season. Learn about the Sami People who live near the Arctic Circle herding reindeer and their musical traditions. Hear children sing about the Nisse and Tomte (Scandinavian gnomes) which keep families on their toes. Enjoy sacred choral works by Edvard Grieg and others which you might hear in a Scandinavian church at this time of year, and top it off with songs from Frozen.

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2 PM

Holy Comforter Episcopal Church

1700 West 10th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80020

Credit to Corrie Frank for her original artwork

Credit to Corrie Frank for her original artwork

Admission: $12 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors, $5 Children 12 and under

Tickets available at the door, from choir members or through
brownpapertickets.com/event/3141884 (or search Christmas in Scandinavia)

The Broomfield Children’s Chorus collaborates with ASTER in these concerts.

Both ASTER and Broomfield Children’s Chorus are looking for new singers in January!

Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Free and Open to the Public
(Suggested Donation $15)

Aster Talent Show

Aster Talent Show

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Choir members, family and friends shine in the spotlight.

This fun fundraising event includes duets from Side Show and Wicked, solo vocal selections by Broadway’s greatest composers, Bluegrass favorites and Pizza Pete Crouse will be performing with a male quartet.

Appropriate for ages 10 and older.

See our entry on Facebook at AsterChoir Events

Broomfield Auditorium
3 Community Road, Broomfield, CO 80020

Tina and Aster Choir

Tina and Aster Choir

ASTER Women’s Chamber Choir presents “Besame Mucho” featuring the music which was made famous by Edith Piaf, The Incomparable Hildegarde, Consuelita Velazquez, and Mahalia Jackson. Come enjoy familiar tunes including La Vie en Rose, I’ll See You Again, Besame Mucho, and His Eye is on the Sparrow, as well as other gems as we tell the stories of these amazing women. This concert is appropriate for ages ten and older. It will last approximately seventy-five minutes and will be presented without intermission. Perfect for older audiences who want to reminisce or young audiences who missed out on these great songs the first time around!

The Incomparable Hildegarde

The Incomparable Hildegarde


Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2 PM
Broomfield Auditorium
3 Community Park Road
Broomfield, CO 80020

Admission: $12 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors

For additional information please call 303-466-2879

Tickets available at the door, from choir members and through brownpapertickets.com

Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

Thursday July 28, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Free and Open to the Public
(Suggested Donation $15)

Aster Talent Show

Aster Talent Show

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Carolyn Crouse, Dana Flitcraft, and Pat O’Kelly take center stage with old time bluegrass favorites, while other ASTER members offer tunes by Gillian Welch, and standards like Stormy Weather, St. Louis Blues and more.

See our entries on Facebook at AsterChoir Posts

Broomfield Auditorium
3 Community Road, Broomfield, CO 80020

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