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Penny Anderson, Shape-Note Singing

Tuesday, April 26, 2022  7:00pm EST Live event at City of Asylum, 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Tickets for the session will be available in March 2022. You may join virtually or in-person. No singing experience required. In-person seating is limited, so register...

Dr. Herbert Jones, African American Sacred Music

UPDATE: THE JANUARY 25th SESSON IS POSTPONED. WE WILL ANNOUNCE A NEW DATE SHORTLY. TBD  7:00pm EST Live event at City of Asylum, 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Tickets for the rescheduled session will be available soon. You may join virtually or in-person. No...

Global Choral Traditions

UPDATE: THE JANUARY 25th SESSON IS POSTPONED. WE WILL ANNOUNCE A NEW DATE SHORTLY. The Mendelssohn Choir is thrilled to announce that Global Choral Traditions is returning—with an exciting twist! Join us virtually or in-person at City of Asylum to explore the rich traditions of global choral music with local artists. All sessions are free and open to everyone—no singing...

The Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony Receive Two Grammy Nominations!

The Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are proud to announce that their new recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Orchestral Performance: Manfred Honeck, The Mendelssohn Choir and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Best Engineered Album, Classical: Mark Donahue, engineer. The performance was recorded LIVE at Heinz Hall in June 2019, and featured the MCP, as well as singers from the...

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: A Path to Hope

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh present their annual fall concert, A Path to Hope.  Under the baton of Music Director Caron Daley, the JMCP performs music celebrating themes of hope and resilience. Featured compositions include Katerina Gimon’s A Path to Hope, written in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; Sing Out My Soul, by Marques L. A. Garrett; and several lively madrigals. Guest artist Charlene...

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