CUE presents

The Claude Bass Tribute Concert for Adults

at The National Cathedral

COVID Statement: YouthCUE requires complete COVID vaccinations (including booster) for all participants in all our events. We are absolutely committed to the safety of our student and adult participants. Although it is difficult to predict what specific protocols will be in place at the time of the event, YouthCUE will meet or exceed the requirements established by the Washington National Cathedral at the time. These protocols will be communicated to registered participants prior to the event.

Quick Facts

Date & Time

Begin: Thursday, June 30, 2022
End: Sunday, July 3, 2022


Washington National Cathedral
Washington, DC


$295 $195 per participant

A deposit of 15% of your total fee is due upon registration. The deposit secures your spot and is non-refundable.

Featured Guest Artist

American composer Claude L. Bass
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The Claude Bass Tribute Concert for Adults, featuring the music of American composer Claude L. Bass, offers participants a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity of singing in one of the premiere venues in the United States, the Washington National Cathedral. Accompanied by members of the local professional symphony, participating in this event is an experience you won’t want to miss!

Participation Fee $295 $195 per participant

Participants include both individuals and choirs.  A 15% deposit of your total participation fee is due upon registration.  This deposit secures your choir’s spot and is non-refundable. Originally priced at $295 per participant, a grant from a generous donor has allowed us to reduce the cost to just $195 per singer! See Event Terms & Conditions for more information.

What’s Included:

  • All Festival activities
  • Grand Concert at the Washington National Cathedral with members of the local professional Symphony Orchestra
  • Music packet ($55 value)
  • Digital recording of concert

What’s NOT Included:

  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • All meals

Any changes to the Basic Schedule will be communicated by email to those who are registered or have let us know of their interest by contacting Tina McCartney at [email protected] .

Thursday, June 30, 2022  
4 – 6:30 pm Rehearsal (venue TBD)
6:30 pm Regular rehearsal ends
Friday, July 1, 2022  
1:30 pm Rehearsal
3:30 pm End rehearsal
7 pm Arrive at Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
7:40 pm Rehearsal with Orchestra (Washington National Cathedral)
9:30 pm End – back to lodging places
Saturday, July 2, 2022  
  Morning and afternoon free time
6 pm Choir Call
7 pm

Grand Concert at Washington National Cathedral
Be sure to eat dinner or a heavy snack before the concert

8:40 pm End of Concert
9 pm Clear Cathedral
Sunday, July 3, 2022  
12:30 pm Luncheon for Claude Bass and Family with adult participants (extra cost for participants, venue TBA)
2 pm End of event

To ensure the best possible performance experience, all participants should rehearse and prepare the repertoire prior to the beginning of the event.

Anthem Composer Voicing Publisher Catalog Number
Awake, Praise Him Bass SATB Lifeway 4563-22
Sing for Joy Bass SATB Lifeway 4561-25
Psalm 150 Bass SATB Shawnee A-6925 Print-on-demand
My God, How Wonderful You Are Bass SATB Shawnee A-7029 Print-on-demand
Be Thou My Vision Bass SATB Morningstar Music MSM-50-9119
How Blest Are They Bass SATB Morningstar Music MSM-50-5201
Sometimes a Light Surprises Bass SATB Morningstar Music MSM-50-8165
Cast Thy Burden Upon the Lord Bass SATB Lifeway 0-7673-9300-7
Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts Bass SATB Lifeway 0-7673-0709

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