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Celebrating the Retirement of MaryColleen Seip, Long-Time Chorus Manager for MCP

For 15 years, MaryColleen Seip has given generously of her time, talent, and passion for choral music as Chorus Manager of MCP. In this role, she expertly coordinated the behind-the-scenes logistics of rehearsals and performances in addition to performing alongside her fellow choristers in the soprano section. She retired from the role at the conclusion of last season, but her hard work, ingenuity,...

Mendelssohn Choir Welcomes Two Exceptional New Board Members

The Mendelssohn Choir is pleased to announce that Stefanie Cedro Mohr and Roy Dean have been appointed to the Mendelssohn Choir Board of Directors.  Both Stefanie and Roy come with a wealth of experience: Stefanie is the Director of Marketing and Engagement at the Carnegie Museum of Art, while Roy spent his career at Owens Corning, becoming President of their Insulating Systems Business. They have ties...

The Mendelssohn Choir Appoints Daniel Singer as Music Director

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh is delighted to announce that Daniel Singer has joined the organization as the new Robert Page Music Director, succeeding Matthew Mehaffey after his seven-season tenure. Daniel brings a wealth of experience, creativity, and passion for choral music to this role.  Get to Know Daniel Daniel has been conducting with the Cleveland Orchestra since 2012, where he serves as...

Matthew Mehaffey to Step Down as Mendelssohn Choir Music Director

After seven seasons, Robert Page Music Director Matthew Mehaffey will end his tenure with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) at the conclusion of the 2022-2023 season. During his seven seasons with the choir, Mehaffey expanded its reach through compelling storytelling, unconventional collaborations and impactful community partnerships. Mehaffey's farewell concert will be The Notebooks of Leonardo DaVinci on May...