Dutch Fork Choral Society Presents "Talk of the Town"

The Dutch Fork Choral Society presents Talk of the Town. Join us for our fundraiser concert extraordinaire! Sit at a table with friends, nibble on sweet and savory delights, share a drink and listen to a fabulous show of music and entertainment by the Dutch Fork Choral Society and friends. Including numbers by Rogers and Hammerstein, and then from across the pond, Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury (a hilariously funny one-act musical theater piece), this concert will have everyone laughing and singing along. In collaboration with the Columbia Operatic Laboratory. Friday, February 22nd at 7:30pm [doors open at 7:00pm], at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. Address: 195 Amick’s Ferry Rd, Chapin. Cost: $150/table of 8 or $20/person (Donations graciously accepted). Kirstina Rasmussen Collins, Artistic Director, and Bradley Fuller, accompanist. Questions? Call Jim Buck, at (803) 318-0488 or (803) 414-2222.

Resounding Joy

7:30 PM, November 30, 2018 St. Mary's Episcopal Church
170 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia SC 29210

Kirstina Rasmussen Collins, artistic director
Bradley Fuller, accompanist


  1. Hodie Christus Natus Est (a 8) by Giovanni Gabrieli (with brass)
  2. Christmas Cantata by Daniel Pinkham (with brass and organ)
  3. Antiphonal Gloria by Vivaldi (with brass and piano)
  4. Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light
  5. On Christmas Night All Christians Sing
  6. Bring a Torch,Jeanette Isabella and Fum, Fum, Fum
  7. A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives
  8. Do You Hear What I Hear?
  9. Peace, Peace by Rick and Sylvia Powell
  10. Joy to the World arranged by Frank Kuykendall

November 2018 Concert Supports St. Mary's Snack Pack Program

To support St. Mary’s mission of helping food-insecure kids at Leaphart Elementary School, bring any of the items below to our concert on November 30, 2018. As you enjoy the Resounding Joy, know that you helped kids in need!

Here's a list of items:

  • Canned pasta 
  • Juice boxes
  • Applesauce cups
  • Fruit cups
  • Granola bars
  • Rice Crispy treats
  • Individual-size boxes of cereal
  • Individual packages of fruit snacks
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Instant grits
  • Lance peanut butter or cheese crackers
  • Slim Jim’s
  • Mac 'n' cheese
  • Ramen noodles
  • Ramen instant lunch

DFCS Announces 2018 Christmas Concert "Resounding Joy"

The Dutch Fork Choral Society presents Resounding Joy, a Christmas concert featuring festive holiday music and brass quartet, on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm, at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 170 St. Andrews Road, Columbia. The concert features a Christmas cantata by Daniel Pinkham, antiphonal works by Gabrieli and Vivaldi, and festive holiday favorites. Free to the public. (Donations graciously accepted). Kirstina Rasmussen Collins, Artistic Director, and Bradley Fuller, accompanist.

Contact: info@dutchforkchoralsociety.com

DFCS Begins Rehearsals For 2018-2019 Season

It is almost time to start singing again! The Dutch Fork Choral Society will begin rehearsals for the 2018-2019 Season on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00 pm at Chapin UMC. All Voice parts are needed. No auditions. Fees for the year are $60. We are extremely excited and fortunate to have the very qualified Kirstina Rasmussen Collins as our new artistic director! This season the DFCS will be presenting 3 concerts at locations and dates to be determined. Please come, greet old friends, welcome new voices and bring friends with you too.

Any questions, contact Jim Buck, at 803-318-0488 or email at jim@buckstrucks.com. Also, you can contact the society directly at info@dutchforkchoralsociety.com. Hope to see you in September.