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Give Big Pittsburgh

Mark your calendars, because the best day to support our chorus is less than one month away! Give Big Pittsburgh is November 29, and we’re calling on you to help us reach our $10,000 fundraising goal. Making a gift on this special day will have double the impact, because a generous long-time patron will be matching every gift up to $10,000. Starting...

Audition for the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh!

Let your voice soar with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh! Auditions for the Mendelssohn Choir will be held virtually. Please contact MaryColleen Seip at mcseip@themendelssohn.org (724-263-5259) for more information, and to schedule an audition for the Mendelssohn Choir. Visit the Auditions Page for audition criteria.  ...

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...

Mendelssohn Fan Faves Contest

If you're like us, you've been finding different ways to pass the time as we remain at home during the pandemic. While we perfect our recipes, crafting, and art-making skills, the one constant with us is always music! We have launched an exciting choral contest in partnership with Classical WQED-FM89.3, called #MendelssohnFanFaves. We want you to tell us your favorite choral work; the one...

COVID-19 CANCELLATIONS

We have been agonizing over the impact of this very recent novel Coronavirus pandemic. While we remain hopeful that late May will find us all in a better place, we have decided that we cannot ask singers to risk their health by attending rehearsals, nor do we want to jeopardize the health of our most vulnerable patrons. Therefore, we have made the difficult...