University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Choirs Join 200th Anniversary Celebration of First Baptist Church

October 21, 2012 - 3:00pm
Free, donations accepted.
The Glee Club in a recent performance at First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh

To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the congregation of First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, The Pitt Women's Choral Ensemble, Pitt Men's Glee Club and the Pitt Handbell Ensemble will present a concert of a cappella works, featuring pieces by Hassler, Golovanov, Szymko, Gregorio and the Beatles. The concert will conclude with the world premiere of Make a Joyful Noise, a newly commissioned work for this event by David N. Childs. Admission is free. A free-will offering will be taken. Glee Club Director Richard Teaster is also Music Director at the First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, which hosts the Men's Glee Club for their annual holiday and spring concerts.

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