Announcing Auditions for the 2014-2015 Season

Do you love harmonizing along with pop songs on the radio? Do you really, really miss your college choir? Are you overly nostalgic for the first season of The Sing-Off? Then you're in luck - we're holding auditions for all voice parts this August, and we would love to hear you!

To learn more, submit an Audition Request form; you'll receive a follow-up email with information about the audition process and instructions for scheduling. Feel free to email auditions@18thstreetsingers.com with any questions.

Spring Concert: Into the Great Beyond

Experience the ethereal music of today's brightest young composers at the 18th Street Singers spring concert, Into the Great Beyond. The sublime evening will showcase celestial contemporary choral works from the rising stars of our generation, including Tarik O'Regan's The Ecstasies Above, Ola Gjeilo's Sunrise Mass, Eric Whitacre's Alleluia, and more. Above the clouds and boldly into the future - this show will take you to an otherworldly place.

We're thrilled to sing in the spectacular acoustics of National City Christian Church for the first time, and have the treat of collaborating with a string orchestra for this special performance.

Details and tickets »

The Young & The Freshest: March 8 Guest Concert

What happens when the best young choral voices in DC and New York City join forces? We're pretty sure it involves some stunning music and a killer afterparty - but you might want to come and find out for yourself.

Join us for a special DC appearance by the Young New Yorkers' Chorus (YNYC) as part of their East Coast tour, together with hosts the 18th Street Singers, the District's premier choir of young professionals.

Click here for more information and to order tickets!

18th Street Singers in the WAMMY Awards

We were thrilled to be nominated for this year's WAMMY (Washington Area Music Association) Awards in two categories: Best A Cappella Group, and a nod for our fearless leader Ben Olinsky as Best Classical Conductor/Director. It's truly an honor to be nominated amongst the many amazingly talented and diverse groups in the District.

And thanks to all our friends, family, and fans who voted to make us the first runner-up in the "Fan Favorite" category!

Best Vocal Groups in DC

CBS DC named us one of the best vocal groups in the area! Check out more on their web site, including remarks from longtime singer Ron Lee. Be sure to take a look at some of the other great groups featured in the article as well. We're in great company!

Read More »

From the Blog: New Yorkers Invade

Fun and games aside, there's something profoundly special that inevitably appears during tour, and that's why I was beyond excited when the Young New Yorkers' Chorus (YNYC) made the decision to embark on the adventure this year. Read more from Lucy Mathias of the Young New Yorkers' Chorus at the blog