GSCC Member Organization

Meridian Ensemble

Mailing Address:
9100 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Electronic Contact:
Artistic Director: Yuly Kopkin
Founded: 2019
Ensemble Type: Adult Auditioned Community Choir
(We welcome singers with strong music skills and choral singing experience)
Yearly Contributions: $100
($50 membership fee per one semester/program; the fee is waived for college/university students)
Rehearses: Wednesdays, 7:00pm during the Fall & Spring at Magnolia United Church of Christ, Seattle, WA
(Rehearsals start at 7:00 pm and end at 9:10 pm)

Description

An auditioned community chamber choir, Meridian Ensemble is comprised of volunteer singers dedicated to producing high quality performances of secular choral repertoire spanning from the late nineteenth century to modern day. We welcome new members with solid musical skills and choral experience. The ensemble meets on Wednesday evenings at acoustically perfect Magnolia United Church of Christ. View samples of our inaugural program in May this year at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4U7hjIj-Mc

The first day of rehearsals in the new season is September 11th. Information about auditions for the 2019-2020 is available at: https://seattlesings.org/event/meridian-ensemble-auditions-for-2019-2020-season-1284/

Founding Artistic Director Yuly Kopkin, a native of Ekaterinburg, Russia, comes from a performance-centered European conservatory tradition and also holds a Master's degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Washington on a Fulbright scholarship. Before moving to Seattle, he was the founding artistic director and conductor of internationally acclaimed, award-winning university choir 'Vita in Canto' from his home town.

Meridian Ensemble. Meridian Ensemble at their inaugural performance at St. Clement's Episcopal Church; May 19,  2019
Meridian Ensemble. Meridian Ensemble at their inaugural performance at St. Clement's Episcopal Church; May 19,  2019
Meridian Ensemble. Meridian Ensemble at Magnolia United Church of Christ; May 2019
Meridian Ensemble. Meridian Ensemble at Magnolia United Church of Christ; May 2019