The first seeds of the Tucson Threshold Choir were planted by Kilian Metcalf in 2008. A few women coalesced around her to begin singing, namely Erin Dokter and Stephanie Keenan. Over time, along with help from winter resident Karen Bondy, this core group of women nourished the plantings made by Kilian and have grown the group into a 15+ member choir that continues to flourish.
We sing in small groups for people at many of life’s thresholds: birth, illness, recovery, dying and death. We offer our voices in song upon request from families and caregiving communities. If you would like to learn more about the Threshold Choir as a national organization, please check out the fabulous new website here.
We have a couple of rehearsal times and places to choose from. Our mid-town location is at the Little Chapel of All Nations on the U of A Campus, where singers gather on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30PM to rehearse. Our east side rehearsal is held at a private residence near Camino Seco and Broadway on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays, from 10:00-11:30AM (please go to ‘contact us’ and ask for location details if you wish to join us). Our choir also sings for patients and their families at Peppi’s House Hospice Inpatient Unit at TMC, on the first and third Thursdays of the month in the early evening.
If you would like to join us, please let us know via the ‘Contact Us’ form on this blog or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us know the rehearsal you would like to visit and we will provide you with contact info and addresses corresponding to your request.