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Wednesday, April 4, 2018—12:15 pm

Camp Hill Presbyterian Church,  101 N 23rd St Camp Hill presents organist Sean McCarthy in recital. A light lunch will be served at 11:45 am in the Fellowship Hall. A free-will offering will be received.

 

 

Sunday, April 22, 2018—4:00 pm

First Lutheran Church, 21 S. Bedford St., Carlisle presents the Gettysburg Children's Choir and Chamber Chorale in concert. A freewill offering will be received. For information, call (717) 249-3310 or go to Fine Arts at First at www.firstlutherancarlisle.org

 

Friday, April 27, 2018—7:30 pm

Grace United Methodist Church, 433 E Main St, Hummelstown presents the Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert.  The concert is free—an offering will be received.

 

Saturday, April 28, 2018—3:30 pm

Asbury United Methodist Church, 340 East Market Street, York presents the Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert.  The concert is free—an offering will be received.

 

Saturday, April 28, 2018—7:00 pm

Music By the River at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral, 221 N. Front St., Harrisburg presents The Bridge Ensemble, a Baltimore-based professional Chamber Choir. This performance will be presented as a free gift to the community. For information call 717-236-4059 or visit www.musicbytheriver.org.

 

Sunday, April 29, 2018—2:30 pm

Nicarry Meetinghouse of Cross Keys Village—The Brethren Home Community at 2990 Carlisle Pike in New Oxford presents organist ADRIC in recital on the 1869 one manual George Jardine (NY) tracker action organ rebuilt in 1983 by Brunner & Associates. Free-will offerings will be accepted and refreshments will be served.

 

Sunday, April  29, 2018—3:00 pm   

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 239 East Market Street.   Marietta presents Peter Stotlzfus Berton, re-opening recital on the rebuilt organ. The organ began as a Wicks four-rank unit organ but was improved about ten years ago with added celeste and trumpet stops and the related console additions by James Carbaugh, son of Harrisburg Chapter member Bob Carbaugh, as an Eagle Scout project. The 1959 console has now been completely updated, and Peter accepts the challenge to play a major recital on a fairly small two-manual pipe organ.  An early arrival is recommended.

 

Sunday, April  29, 2018—3:00 pm   

Palmyra Church of the Brethren, 45 N. Chestnut St., Palmyra, presents organist Gail Archer in concert. Free-will offering.

 

Sunday, April 29, 2018—4:00 pm

Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 East Derry Road, Hershey presents Concert pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to Derry Church  with an exciting recital of masterpieces by Mozart, Liszt, and Chopin, including favorites such as Chopin’s “Revolutionary” Etude, and Polonaise in A-flat major, the “Heroic.”  Mr. Pandolfi has performed concert tours throughout the United States and Canada, and across the globe to China and Europe. His performances have garnered critical acclaim throughout the world for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. 

 

Sunday, April 29, 2018—4:00 pm

Camp Hill Presbyterian Church,  101 N 23rd St Camp Hill presents the Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert. The concert is free—an offering will be received.

 

Sunday, May 6, 2018—3:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church, 2000 Chestnut Street, Camp Hill presents Harrisburg Choral Society and Orchestra, Jason Vodicka, conductor; contact Harrisburg Choral Society for ticket prices.

 

Sunday, May 6, 2018—3:00 pm

Brethren Village Retirement Community, Wolfe Auditorium, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz presents the Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert. The concert is free—an offering will be received.

 

Sunday, May 6, 2018—7:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church, on the Square, Carlisle, PA presents organist Daniel Dorty in concert.  Mr. Dorty will showcase the newly rebuilt organ with great organ works such as Suite Gothique, Opus 25 by Leon Boellmann and the Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5 by Charles-Marie Widor.  A reception follows. 

 

Monday, May 7, 2018—8:00 pm

Messiah College presents the College Handbell Choir with Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert. The venue is Parmer Hall in the High Center for Worship and the Performing Arts, One College Avenue, Mechanicsburg. The concert is free.

 

Saturday, May 19, 2018—7:00 pm

Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 310 North Third Street, Harrisburg presents and Organ Spectacular featuring Wanamaker organist Peter Richard Conte joined by organist and flugelhornist Andrew Ennis. Wanamaker Grand Court Organist, Principal Organist at Longwood Gardens, and Choirmaster and Organist of Saint Clement’s Church in Philadelphia, Peter Richard Conte is an internationally respected artist, praised by critics and audiences alike for his stunning technical facility matched with breathtaking musicianship, made known both through live performances as well as his many recordings. He will be joined by flugelhornist and organist Andrew Ennis for an exciting and engaging program, featuring such interesting transcriptions as Respighi’s Pines of Rome and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, among others. This recital is a co-presentation of the Harrisburg Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and MAPS. Free parking will be available in the South Street Garage.  

 

Sunday, May 20, 2018—4:00 pm

Saint Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg presents a Pentecost Organ Recital. Join the Cathedral Parish Principal Organist, Evan Brickner, for an afternoon concert on the Cathedral organ. The concert will feature compositions by Bach, Vierne, Durufle, and others celebrating the joy of Pentecost and the descent of the Holy Spirit.

 

Sunday, May 20, 2018—7:00 pm

Caring Voices Concert featuring Voices of the Valley and four local church choirs.  Location:  Lutz Hall in Blair Music Center at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA. Benefits the Caring Cupboard Food Pantry.  Love offering and food drive.  Concert information:  Jeff Clouser, jclouser@palmyracob.org.

 

Friday through Sunday, May 26-28, 2018

Music By the River at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral, 221 N. Front St., Harrisburg presents and Organ Marathon, concerts each day, every hour, on the hour for ARTSFEST. This performance will be presented as a free gift to the community. For information call 717-236-4059 or visit www.musicbytheriver.org.

 

Sunday, June 3, 2018—4:00 pm

Saint Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg presents the Heritage Chorale of Lancaster. Based in Lancaster, PA, the Heritage Chorale, under the director of Barry Sawyer, strives to promote and preserve the choral art form through performance excellence. Their mission is to inspire listeners to a renewed appreciation of the rich and varied choral legacy that has been an integral part of our heritage. From madrigals to spirituals, all choral styles are represented. The repertoire includes both a capella and accompanied works based on the art of bel canto, which emphasizes purity of tone, contoured phrasing and vocal blend.

 

Sunday, June 24, 2018—2:30 pm

Nicarry Meetinghouse of Cross Keys Village—The Brethren Home Community at 2990 Carlisle Pike in New Oxford presents organist Victor Fields in recital on the 1869 one manual George Jardine (NY) tracker action organ rebuilt in 1983 by Brunner & Associates. Free-will offerings will be accepted and refreshments will be served.

 

 

Sunday, September 9, 2018—2:30 pm

Nicarry Meetinghouse of Cross Keys Village—The Brethren Home Community at 2990 Carlisle Pike in New Oxford presents organist Brian Rotz in recital on the 1869 one manual George Jardine (NY) tracker action organ rebuilt in 1983 by Brunner & Associates. Free-will offerings will be accepted and refreshments will be served.

 

Sunday, October 14, 2018—2:30 pm

Nicarry Meetinghouse of Cross Keys Village—The Brethren Home Community at 2990 Carlisle Pike in New Oxford presents organist Michael Britt in recital on the 1869 one manual George Jardine (NY) tracker action organ rebuilt in 1983 by Brunner & Associates. Free-will offerings will be accepted and refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 

 

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