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Heinz Chapel Choir

hcc12-07b.JPG Heinz Chapel, free Each year John Goldsmith and the Heinz Chapel Choir share the spotlight with outstanding high school choirs from around Pennsylvania by hosting their annual Chamber Choir Festival. Now in its 18th year, the event provides guest ensembles with an exciting performance experience and educational opportunity. This year the festival will feature a cappella choirs from Fox Chapel High School, State College High School, and Pine-Richland High School. The festival takes place at...
Here are some snap shots from two of our October concerts: Heinz Chapel Choir and the Symphony Orchestra. As a regular part of Heinz Chapel Choir concerts, director John Goldsmith divides the choir into two or three groups and they perform in the round. This photo shows half the choir in the north-facing transept window. The setting is an important part of the event acoustically as well as visually.
For its fall concert, the Heinz Chapel Choir will offer a program of a cappella music from America, England, Latvia, Russia, Basque, Ireland, Venezuela, Hungary, and Scotland. Led by former Chanticleer member John Goldsmith, the choir will present a broad range of music including works by 16th-century English composer John Dowland, Russian master Serge Rachmaninoff, and music by Paul Simon, with a wide variety of traditional music. The concert takes place on Sunday, October 14 at 3 p.m. in Heinz Chapel and is free to the public. ____ You may now download Ticket Order Forms for the Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday concerts in portable document format (PDF). You can open the form using the free...
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Heinz Chapel Advanced tickets required, general admission $15, student/senior admission $8

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