Heinz Chapel Choir

Dr. Victor Grauer, Heinz Chapel Choir, and Pitt’s Symphony Orchesrtra

Our next three events comprise a lecture by ethnomusicologist and composer Victor Grauer on Music in Deep History, The Heinz Chapel Choir's annual Chamber Choir Festival, and concert by the Pitt's Symphony Orchestra. Grauer's lecture takes place on Friday, February 13 at 4 p.m. in Room 132 of the Music Building, the Heinz Chapel Choir and guest choirs will perform on Sunday, February 15 at 3 p.m.

Heinz Chapel Choir Spring Concert

Heinz Chapel, free hccsp08.JPG Pitt's renowned Heinz Chapel Choir is approaching two significant milestones in the space of only a few weeks. From April 17–19, the ensemble celebrates its 70th Anniversary with several alumni events culminating in a spring concert of a cappella music. Then, on April 28, the group embarks on a fifteen day tour of China, the choir's eighth international tour and first visit to Asia. The Heinz Chapel Choir has over 1,000 alumni scattered around the world. Many of these will converge on Pitt's campus on April 17th to celebrate the choir's 70th anniversary with events that include a sing along in Heinz Chapel and banquet. The choir performs it's concert on Sunday, April 19th at 3 p.m. at Heinz Chapel. The concert is free to the public and will include a wide variety of music ranging from The Beatles to folk music from around the world, and feature Chen Yi's Fengyang Song.

Something for Everyone

Starting next Friday there are enough outstanding events taking place in the span of five days that any one could easily get lost in the shuffle, so here's a summary of what's on deck. Friday October 10: Pitt Night at the Symphony $12-$25 depending on seating area for Pitt students, faculty and staff

Heinz Chapel Choir Fall Concert

hccinround.JPG Heinz Memorial Chapel, free Update: Press Release Heinz Chapel Choir Presents Fall Concert On Sunday October 12 the Heinz Chapel Choir will offer a concert of a cappella music from America, Italy, Russia, Ireland, China and many other countries. Composers Paul Tschesnokoff, Gioachino Rossini, and Paul McCartney will be represented in a concert in which the variety of the program ranges from sacred music to the Beatles. In preparation for their upcoming tour of China the Choir will sing Fenyang Song, a folk song evoking traditional Chinese percussion arranged by award-winning contemporary composer Chen Yi. The concert takes place on Sunday, October 12 at 3 p.m. in Heinz Chapel and is free to the public.

Heinz Chapel Choir Chamber Choir Festival

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 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2008 at Heinz Chapel (Fifth and Bellefield Avenues), and is free to the public.