2017 Children’s Choir Spring Concert Series Scheduled

The 150-voice Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster will perform its spring concerts series at the following locations:  4  p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Stumptown Mennonite Church, Bird in Hand; 6:30 p.m. Saturday,  April 22, at Lititz Moravian Congregation, Lititz;  4  p.m. Sunday, April 23, at Forest Hills Mennonite Church, Leola;  and 4 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Chiques Church of the Brethren, Manheim.

The choir’s repertoire reflects the musical diversity of the Church around the world and through time. The 2017 spring concert series affirms the belief that God is the supreme creator of heaven and earth, and that God’s way is the way of peace with selections by a variety of composers.

The choir includes: Carol Choir (grades 2-5), Concert Choir (grades 6-8) and Chamber Choir (grades 9-12), led by artistic directors Rosemary Blessing and Sarah Wingard.

In addition to the choirs, MCCL has a Men’s Ensemble directed by Jonathan Shoff, a Prelude Music program for children in grades 1 and 2, directed by Dot Smith, and a Choristers program for children in grades 3 through 7 that develops singing skills.

The mission of MCCL is training children and youth to glorify Jesus Christ through excellent choral singing.  The choirs and the Prelude Music program are open to children from all church backgrounds and are sponsored by Lancaster Mennonite School as a service to the community.

All the concerts are open to the public. Tickets are not required, but a freewill offering will be received. More information can be found at www.mennonitechildrenschoir.org , by emailing mccl@lancastermennonite.org or by calling 717-455-7025.