The Mercersburg Area Community Chorus Begins Rehearsals

The Mercersburg Area Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for its holiday concerts at 7 PM on Tuesday, September 25th, with rehearsals continuing throughout the fall on Tuesday evenings at 7 PM at the James Buchanan Middle School in Mercersburg.  The chorus, accompanied by full orchestra under the direction of Richard Rotz, will perform its holiday concerts on November 30, December 1 & 2 at the Mercersburg Academy Chapel.

Music for the Mercersburg Area Community Chorus’ 2010 holiday concert series will include Poulenc’s Gloria; choruses by Praetorius, Gabrieli, and Bruckner; and various anthems and carols.

Persons interested in participating should call the Chorus’ office at 717-328-2324.  No auditions are required to join the Chorus, and persons of all levels of musical training make up the group.  High school students in particular are encouraged to join! The rehearsal space is located at the south-west corner of the JB Middle School (nearest Mercersburg!).  Directions for parking, and other information about the Chorus, are on the website, www.

Founded in 1975, The Mercersburg Area Community Chorus performs two series of concerts each year, and will feature over 110 singers from the tri-state region at the December concerts.  For further information about the Mercersburg Area Community Chorus and its upcoming performances, call 717-328-2324.

Anne H. Finucane
Gallery Coordinator
Council for the Arts
159 South Main Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201