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Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh Selected as Grantee of Bloomburg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh today announced that it is a grantee recipient of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. The invitation-only program seeks to strengthen the organizational capacity and programming of small and mid-size cultural organizations within Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. Through the $43 million multi-year initiative, Bloomberg Philanthropies will provide unrestricted general operating support as well as arts...

MCP Announces 2018-2019 Season!

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its upcoming 2018-2019 season, including two exciting productions that are sure to delight and entrance audiences. MCP will present Let My People Go! A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad in collaboration with Ebenezer Baptist Church on February 15, 2019, marking the first time the Choir has performed in Pittsburgh's historic Hill District.  The concert will include...

Audition for the Mendelssohn and Junior Mendelssohn!

Let your voice soar with the Mendelssohn or Junior Mendelssohn Choir! Auditions for the Mendelssohn Choir will be held in Summer 2018. 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.
Junior Mendelssohn Choir auditions will be held in Spring and Summer 2018 at Third Presbyterian Church. Please contact Emily Stewart at...

JMCP Singer Katherine Rostek Honored by Sewickley Herald

On May 11, the Sewickley Herald will honor Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (JMCP) singer Katherine M. Rostek as its Emerging Citizen during the newspaper's 42nd annual Sewickley Herald Man, Woman & Citizen of the Year event, celebrating people and organizations whose commitment exemplifies community spirit.  Katherine has been a member of the JMCP for the past two seasons, and was the recipient of the 2017 Barbara Cass...

MCP Returns to Three Rivers Arts Festival with The Words and Music of Bob Dylan!

The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh will reprise their most-talked about concert to date on Tuesday, June 5 at the Three Rivers Arts Festival, The Music of Bob Dylan, arranged by conductor/composer Steve Hackman.  The work premiered in January to sold-out crowds at the popular indie-rock venue, Mr. Smalls Theatre in Millvale. Conducted by Robert Page Music Director Matthew Mehaffey, The Mendelssohn Choir has channeled their...