The New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra is planning a choral-orchestral collaboration this spring and is inviting vocalists to participate.

The choir’s first rehearsal will be from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2624 Burgundy St., New Orleans.

Subsequent rehearsals will be held at 2 p.m. Sundays on March 1, 8, 15 and 22.

The combined choir and orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, at Holy Name Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave., on the Loyola University campus.

The leaders of the choir rehearsals will be Matt Wood, director of St. Paul’s Choir, and Dale Norris, of Nicholls State University.

The orchestra will be directed by Chris Bergeron and Joseph Cieslak.

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