Category Archives: Junior Mendelssohn

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: At the River

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh celebrates one of Pittsburgh's most notable geographic features, and explores the power of rivers in our lives, both literally and symbolically. Conductor Timothy Heavner leads the singers of the JMCP in a program filled with the imagery, ever-changing presence, and importance of rivers and water. Featured compositions include music from 16th century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina,...

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...

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: From Stranger to Neighbor

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, under the direction of Music Director Dr. Caron Daley, present their annual fall concert, From Stranger to Neighbor.  This program explores the ways in which our global world is present in our local communities and neighborhoods, while celebrating how people from diverse backgrounds can become friends through common experience and respect for one another. The movement, from “stranger...

JMCP: Music in a Great Space

The Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra come together for Shadyside Presbyterian Church's Music in a Great Space performance series....

Junior Mendelssohn Concert: Dreams and Dances

Join the voices of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and guest musicians, the Kassia Ensemble, as they present a magical program of dreamlike and dancelike choral music! Featuring Antonio Vivaldi’s Beatus Vir RV 598, Gwyneth Walker’s Dreams and Dances, and music by Abbie Betinis, Thomas Morley, Rosephayne Powell, and Sarah Quartel, this program explores the power of the human spirit to celebrate the joys and freedoms of life...