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Calendar of Musical Events


2017–2018 Season Chapter and Area Programs 


     Indicates a Lancaster Chapter Event.

Feb. 23 (Fr), 1:00–1:30 p.m. Friday Lenten Musical Offerings: Margaret Marsch, Organ, Director of Music and Organist of Lancaster Church of the Brethren, Lancaster, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. 
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Mar. 2 (Fr), 1:00–1:30 p.m. Friday Lenten Musical Offerings: Mark Erb (piano) and Bob Grabowski (guitar), musicians of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Lancaster, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. http://stanthonylancaster.com/event_index0b30.html?id=2

Mar. 3 (Sa), 7:00 p.m. Starlight Tea Concert Series: Jesús Morales, cello. Location: Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave., Lancaster, PA. Free admission. www.lancob.org

Mar. 9 (Fr), 1:00–1:30 p.m. Friday Lenten Musical Offerings: Dr. Terry Heisey, Organ, Director of Music and Organist of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Lebanon, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. 
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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. $10 admission charge.

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. 11 (Su.) 6:00 p.m. Handel’s Messiah: Lenten Part sung by the St. Luke’s Festival Choir with strings and organ. Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

Mar. 16 (Fr), 1:00–1:30 p.m. Friday Lenten Musical Offerings: Mark Erb (piano) and Bob Grabowski (guitar), musicians of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Lancaster, PA. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. http://stanthonylancaster.com/event_index0b30.html?id=2

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. 23 (Fr), 1:00–1:30 p.m. Friday Lenten Musical Offerings: Glenn Lehman, Organist, Neffsville Mennonite Church. Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free. 
      http://stanthonylancaster.com/event_index0b30.html?id=2

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.

Mar. 30 (Fr), 11:30 a.m.–12:00 noon Good Friday Musical Offering: Francis Veri, piano and Dr. Michael Jamanis, violin (Senior Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music—Violin, Franklin & Marshall College; String Instructor, Resurrection Catholic School). Location: St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, 501 East Orange St., Lancaster, PA. Parking available in church lot at East Orange and North Ann Streets. Free.
      
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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. 14 (Sa), 7:30 p.m. Recital: Four Hands Go for Baroque: Dr. Ross Ellison (Prof. of Organ, Millersville University) and Dr. Anita Renfroe (Prof. Emeritus of Piano, Millersville University). A program of duets for harpsichord and organ – “The Greatest Hits of the 18th Century.” Location: Biemesderfer Concert Hall, Winter Performing Arts Center, 60 W. Cottage Ave., Millersville, PA.17551. This is a ticketed event; general admission is $15.

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.15 (Su.) 6:00 p.m. Handel’s Messiah: Easter Parts II & III sung by the St. Luke’s Festival Choir with strings and organ. Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

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

Apr. 28 (Sa), 4:00 p.m. Starlight Tea Concert Series: Essence of Joy: Penn State’s acclaimed gospel choir. Location: Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave., Lancaster, PA. Free admission. www.lancob.org

Apr. 29 (Su), 3:00 p.m., Organ Concert: Gail Archer, Organist. Location: Palmyra Church of the Brethren, 45 N. Chestnut St., Palmyra, PA. Free-will offering.

Apr. 29 (Su), 3:00 p.m., Concert: Roger Kurtz, organist and Jessica Kistler, flutist; Location: Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 36 Church St., Rothsville, PA. Free-will offering.

May 6 (Su.) 6:00 p.m. Choral Evensong; 7:00 p.m. Concert: Musica Spira (harpsichord-ist Paula Maust and colleagues). Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

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.

May 20 (Su), 7:00 p.m., 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 at: jclouser@palmyracob.org

June 3 (Su.), 6:00 p.m. Choral Evensong and Solemn Benediction by the St. Luke’s Festival Choir. Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 22 S. Sixth St., Lebanon PA. Free-will offering.

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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