Beginnings
In 1971, two men ignited a spark for choral singing in two separate adult education classrooms in Cumberland and Lincoln. John Azevedo, then director of music at Lincoln High School, and Rev. Loring Chadwick, a music teacher in the Cumberland school system, conducted adult education classes in their communities in 1970. A student suggested that both groups meet and put on a concert, giving birth to the Blackstone Valley’s most popular and enduring chorus, the Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus. ​

Chorus History

Transitions
After 15 years, the founding fathers, Mr. Azevedo and Rev. Chadwick said goodbye to the group in 1986, and in the years since then, eight more directors have stood at the helm of CLCC. Regardless of who is directing, the purpose and objective of the chorus has remained constant - to provide an organization designed to enrich the participants as well as the community with a deeper appreciation of music. The chorus is known for its rich heritage of community outreach, performing free concerts for the elderly and infirm. 

Traditions
Each December, CLCC performs Holiday Concerts at various churches, assisted living facilities and community events across RI and SE Massachusetts. For many, the highlight of our year is in the spring when we stage our annual musical production. The performance of an elaborate spring stage production is a tradition unbroken since our founding. CLCC is one of the founding choruses of RI Sings, a statewide choral event which brings together RI choruses in the spirit of fun and musical collaboration. Our Apprentice program, started in the 1980’s as the Half Notes, is designed to enrich the musical youth of the community. 

Please join us for
our 46th 
Holiday Season concerts!


Saturday, December 2, 2:00 pm 
First Baptist Church of North Attleboro, 75 Park St. North Attleboro

Sunday, December 3, 2:00 pm
 St. James Episcopal Church

24 Hamlet Ave, Woonsocket


​Sunday, December 10, 3:00 pm
 
Wesley United Methodist Church

55 Woodland St, Lincoln

Sunday, December 17, 3:00 pm

Trinity Episcopal Church

47 East Street, Wrentham

Cumberland - Lincoln Community Chorus

 Directed by Dr. Judith Lynn Stillman

 CLCC would like to thank all of our generous supporters who have kept us sharing the joy of music for over 45 years. 


​Martha Samuels

E.A. Dion, Inc.

An Alto Friend

Jackie Geoffry

June Holaday

Sheila Quinn

Arlene Berrol & Stan Smith

Colleen Hoover

Laurel Dwyer

Dorothy Deragon

Jocelyn Lanyi

John and Dalia Pucci

David, Erin, & Johnathan

Maury Hoover

Walsh, Brule & Nault Attorney's, P.C.

St. Ann's Arts & Cultural Center

Midstate Camera Repair

Jeanne Holtzman

counterpoisetherapeutics.com

Bill & Irene Cassidy

New Identity Hair Salon

Rachel Remington

New Jersey Fan Club

Mike, Deb, Noella, and Cameron

Melissa Sparrow

Michelle Tramonti

Dr. Judith Lynn Stillman

Twin Sisiter Bonnie

Paul Triangold

Riccotti's Submarine Sandwich Shop

Jason Tramonti