• We're 200 women who come together to make beautiful music

  • Our fall and spring concerts in Portsmouth, New Hampshire delight audiences of all ages

  • We bring songs of peace and goodwill to far off lands

  • We share laughter and tears, celebrate good news and support one another through tough times.

  • We invite you to join us in harmony and celebration!

We Sing

Voices from the Heart is a 200-voiced women’s alternative chorus located in Portsmouth, NH. The chorus sings a rich mix of soulful music from many cultural and musical traditions. Women of all ages and all walks of life attend weekly rehearsals at South Church in downtown Portsmouth. Women come from New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts to sing and to share the joy that comes from making music together.

20 Our Director, Joanne Connolly

In April, 2017, Joanne was one of 3 women to receive a 2017 Inspiration Award from Portsmouth Public Media!  The award is for those who have made the Portsmouth area a stronger, more vibrant place to live and work. 

20 Seasons of Song!

On June 4, 2016, we celebrated our 20th anniversary with two concerts at Portsmouth’s historic South Church.Please click here to see photos of the concert taken by photographer and Voices sabbatical singer Susan Downing. Please Support Our Advertisers: Download the June 2016 Voices concert program book!

Croatia Film

Hundreds of Voices members and alums celebrated and thanked the community supporters who helped us raise $140,000 to clear a mine field in Croatia in 2007. Read about the film event, watch the trailer and order your copy of Nancy Pollack’s award winning film.

We Celebrate

Our powerful and eclectic songs range from African-American spirituals to Korean songs for unity, South African anti-apartheid songs to Macedonian love songs. The songs are powerful testaments to the triumph of the human spirit. Sung with the strength of 200 voices, the songs delight and inspire audiences.

Voices “StoryCorps” Project

Sylvia-YardinoAs part of our 20th Anniversary celebration, moving, funny and inspirational stories from Voices’ members were recorded, edited and presented at our 20th Anniversary exhibit in May of 2016. Click here to listen

2018 South Africa Tour

In July 2018, Voices from the Heart will embark on a three-week tour of South Africa. While there, we will sing with several choruses and represent our country as good will ambassadors. We will share more details about our itinerary when our plans are finalized.