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Calendar of Musical Events


2017–2018 Chapter and Area Programs 


     Indicates a Lancaster Chapter Event.

Nov. 19 (Su), 2:00 p.m. Organ Dedication Concert: Deux Voix – Stephen Distad, Organ and Justin Langham, Trumpet. Location: Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 409 Cherry St., Columbia, PA. Free-will donation.

Dec. 3 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Concert: Wheatland Chorale Winter Light Concert. Location: St Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St., York, PA. Ticketed event.

Dec. 3 (Su), 6:00 p.m. Choral Evensong and Handel’s Messiah: Part I sung by the St. Luke’s Festival Choir. Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

Dec. 9 (Sa), 7:00 p.m. Concert: Jesuit Center Christmas Recital. David Gross, Organ with Catherine Fronheiser, Flute and Neil Fronheiser, Violin. Location: Jesuit Center, 501 N. Church Road, Wernersville, PA.

Dec. 9 (Sa), 8:00 p.m. Concert: Wheatland Chorale Winter Light Concert. Location: Atonement Lutheran Church, 5 Wyomissing Blvd., Wyomissing, PA. Ticketed event.

Dec. 10 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: Heritage Chorale, under the direction of Barry Sawyer performing a concert of holiday delights. Location: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke St., Lancaster, PA. Free admission.

Dec. 10 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Concert: Wheatland Chorale Winter Light Concert. Location: First Presbyterian Church, 140 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Ticketed event.

Dec. 16 (Sa), 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Handbell Ringers Massed Ringing Event: The Great Christmas Ring®, under the auspices of The Stafford Regional Handbell Society, holiday favorites are presented to a public audience. Location: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center, 25 S. Queen St., Lancaster, PA. Performers’ (fee) registration/information deadline December 10, contact Jeff Clouser centralpahandbellfestival@gmail.com. Free audience admission.

Dec. 17 (Su), 6:00 p.m. Concert: Home for the Holidays, the Eaken Trio (piano, violin, cello) at 6 PM. Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

Dec. 29 (Fr), 7:00 p.m. Christmas at the Organ: Carol Sing & Recital. Location: Covenant United Methodist Church, 110 N. Mulberry Street, Lancaster, PA.

Jan. 7 (Su), 3:00 p.m. Band ConcertThe Palmyra Community Band under the direction of Kathleen (KD) Reese will present seasonal favorites. Palmyra Church of the Brethren, 45 N. Chestnut St., Palmyra, PA.

Jan. 13 (Sa), 2018, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. January Jumpstart. Location: Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Jan. 14 (Su), 6:00 p.m. Choral Evensong; 7:00 p.m. Organ Recital: Theodore Davis, Organist at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Baltimore, MD. Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

Feb. 4 (Su), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: Trio Caprice, Elizabethtown, PA-based trio pianist Debra Ronning, cellist Sara Male, and violinist Stephanie McCullough share their chamber repertoire. Location: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke St., Lancaster, PA. Free admission.

Feb. 18 (Su), 6:30 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert Series: The Seven Last Words of Christ (Haydn). David Kim (Concertmaster, Philadelphia Orchestra) Quartet. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA. Free-will offering. http://www.westpca.com/music/

Feb. 19 (Mo), 7:00 p.m. Presentation: "Engaging Our Youth with the Organ," Shelly Moorman-Stahlman. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA.

Mar. 10 (Sa), 3:30 p.m. Festival and Concert: Central PA Handbell Festival – Eighteen PA and NJ bell choirs under the direction of Dr. Kimberlee Strepka. Location: Lebanon Area Evangelical Free Church, 600 Shepherd St., Jonestown, PA. Free-will offering. Festival/concert information: Jeff Clouser, jclouser@palmyracob.org

Mar. 11 (Su), 4:00 p.m . Recital: Orgue Expressif: Chamber Music, The Organ, The Trust. Location: The Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N. Market Street, Lancaster, PA.

Mar. 11 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: Simple Gifts, two women and twelve instruments tour ethnic folk styles of America, Ireland, Klezmer music, Gypsy melodies, Balkan, Scandinavia, and original compositions. Location: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke St., Lancaster, PA. Free admission.

Mar. 18 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Concert: Wheatland Chorale Accessible Artistry Concert. Location: St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St, York, PA. Free admission.

Mar. 25 (Su), 6:30 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert Series: Musicians of Westminster – II. Requiem for the Living (Dan Forrest) and other sacred works; choirs and orchestra – Floyd Rawleigh, director. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA. Free-will offering. http://www.westpca.com/music/

Mar. 25 (Su), 7:00 p.m. Taizé Service. Palmyra Church of the Brethren, 45 N. Chestnut St., Palmyra, PA.

Apr. 13 (Fr), 8:00 p.m. Concert: Wheatland Chorale Reflections with special guest Ola Gjeilo. Location: Atonement Lutheran Church, 5 Wyomissing Blvd., Wyomissing, PA. Ticketed event.

Apr. 14 (Sa), 4:00 p.m. Concert Choir Festival: FPC Chamber Choir Festival featuring Wheatland Chorale. Location: First Presbyterian Church, 140 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Free admission.

Apr 15 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: The “E” in the Room, Robert Horton, Trinity’s director of music continues his multi-keyboard (organ, harpsichord, and piano) alphabetical tour with a program of the music of Elgar, Escaich, Evers, and Ernst. Location: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke St., Lancaster, PA. Free admission.

Apr. 15 (Su), 4:00 p.m. Concert: Wheatland Chorale Reflections with special guest Ola Gjeilo. Location: First Presbyterian Church 140 E. Orange Street, Lancaster, PA. Ticketed event.

Apr. 21 (Sa), 9:00 a.m–12:00 p.mOrgan Crawl of Lancaster. Locations: TBA.

May 6 (Su), 6:30 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert Series: Musicians of Westminster – III. Eleven vocal choirs and instrumental ensembles present an evening of sacred and classical music. Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2151 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA. Free-will offering. http://www.westpca.com/music/

May 14 (Mo), 6:00 p.m. Dinner and Recital: Annual Lancaster Chapter Banquet. Location: Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Avenue, Lancaster, PA.

May 20 (Su), 10:00 a.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: Charles Gounod’s Chorale Mass during the worship service, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth. Location: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 31 South Duke St., Lancaster, PA.

June 14 (Th), 7:00 p.mRecital: Lancaster Summer Arts AGO Recital.
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church, 501 E. Orange Street, Lancaster, PA.

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