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Sunday, April 26, 2020—3:00 p.m.

First United Methodist Church, 64 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey presents the Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert.

 

Sunday, April 26, 2020—4:00 p.m.

Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 East Derry Road, Hershey presents the Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster. Founded in 1998, the choir began with 31 singers under the direction of artistic director Patricia Strong Myers. Since then, the program has grown to include auditioned and non-auditioned choral opportunities for over 150 children and youth in kindergarten through grade 12. The singers represent a variety of churches, schools, and communities across Lancaster, Lebanon, and Chester counties.  Free will offering.

 

Sunday, April 26, 2020—4:00 p.m.

Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, 101 North 23rd Street Camp Hill presents Silver, Wood, & Ivory in Concert. A free-will offering will be received.

 

Sunday, April 26, 2020—6:00 p.m. 

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St, Lebanon presents a Choral Evensong and 7:00 Senior organ recital by Patrick McMullen, Lebanon Valley College, Annville.

 

Friday, May 1, 2020—7:30 p.m.

Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 2164 Mount Zion Road
​York presents Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert. Free admission with an offering.

 

Saturday, May 2, 2020—6:00 p.m.

Messiah College, High Center, Parmer Hall, Grantham—the college handbell choir will be joined by Hershey Handbell Ensemble for a free handbell concert.

 

Sunday, May 3, 2020—4:00 p.m.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 750 Greenfield Road, Lancaster presents Hershey Handbell Ensemble in concert. Free admission with an offering.

 

Sunday, May 10, 2020—4:00 p.m.

Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, 101 North 23rd Street Camp Hill  presents The New Cumberland Town Band in Concert. A free-will offering will be received.

 

Saturday, May 16, 2020—7:30 p.m. 

Trinity Lutheran Church, 2000 Chestnut St., Camp Hill presents  a Choral Festival with Mormon Tabernacle Choir director Mack Wilberg. Tickets required.

 

Sunday, May 17, 20203:00 p.m. CANCELLED

Palmyra Church of the Brethren, 45 N. Chestnut St., Palmyra will present pianist Thomas Keesecker in concert. Free-will offering received. Thomas Keesecker will perform music from his bestselling “Quiet Series” piano collections in an hour-long program of piano music, congregational song, and poetry. Tom is a well-known Lutheran musician and composer. Tom’s informal folksy programs have been compared to a show featuring Garrison Keillor and George Winston. A pastor described Tom’s piano style as a blend of Paul Manz and Thelonious Monk! People have been touched by his arrangements of Beautiful Savior, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, There is a Balm in Gilead, and his Celtic and Jazz influenced stylings of other well-known hymns. In 2019, he gave performances in churches from Minnesota to Florida. CDs of his music will be available for purchase at the performance.

 

Sunday, May 17, 2020—6:00 p.m.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St, Lebanon presents a Choral Evensong and 7:00 Concert by Musica Spira Baroque Trio (harpsichord, violin, and soprano) entitled "The Ugly Virtuosa"

 

Friday, May 29, 2020—7:00 p.m.

Derry Presbyterian Church, 248 East Derry Road, Hershey presents The Kings Brass in Concert. Tim Zimmerman and The King's Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair. The King's Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion and keyboards. These instruments blend together to create a time of innovative worship that will be enjoyed by all generations. Secular and sacred music critics alike applaud their concerts as "superb in every way" and "innovative and well played." "Truly, an unforgettable experience!" The King’s Brass, formed four decades ago in Detroit, is comprised of professional musicians from across the country, who desire to use the instruments they love to lead others in praise and worship. Based out of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the group plays over 150 concerts per year from coast to coast as well as international destinations. Free will offering.

 

Sunday, May 31, 2020—3:00 p.m. 

Trinity Lutheran Church, 2000 Chestnut St., Camp Hill presents  Harrisburg Choral Society – 125th Anniversary concert.

 

Sunday, May 31, 2020 – 4:00 p.m.

Market Square Presbyterian Church, 20 S 2nd St., presents Choral Evensong featuring the church’s Sanctuary Choir under the direction of Tyler A. Canonico and accompanied by Ellen Hunt, organ.  The church will provide parking in the Market Square Garage located on the corner of 2nd and Chestnut. For more information, contact Tyler at Canonico@marketsquarechurch.org or 717.257.1270 ext. 18.

 

Friday, June 12, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

Market Square Presbyterian Church, 20 S 2nd St., presents pianist Nathan Carterett.  Carterett is based in Pittsburgh and will present the entire Well-Tempered Clavier.  The church will provide parking in the Market Square Garage located on the corner of 2nd and Chestnut.  For more information, contact Tyler at Canonico@marketsquarechurch.org or 717.257.1270 ext. 18.

 

Sunday, June 14, 2020—6:00 p.m.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St, Lebanon presents a Choral Evensong and Solemn Benediction

 

 

 

 

 

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