The Hershey Community Chorus will be performing its Christmas concerts, “Now Is the Caroling Season” on Friday evening, December 13, 2019, at 7:00 PM, in The Hershey Story, 63 W. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey.  A second concert will be performed on Sunday afternoon, December 15, 2019, at 3:00 PM, in the Sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main Street, Hummelstown.  This concert represents the 1954 Fred Waring program and will feature many familiar music selections. In addition, the Chorus will perform a piece from “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” which will include high school students as the voices of the three Kings.

This is the first concert under the direction of Matthew Dickinson, the newly appointed Music Director of the Hershey Community Chorus.

Admission is $18.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors and students 6 – 12 years old.  Children 5 and under accompanied by an adult are free. Tickets are available from any Chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or calling (717) 508-4400.

The Hershey Community Chorus will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, in the Mohler Senior Center located at 25 Hope Drive, Hershey, across from the Karn’s Market. Tickets for spaghetti with homemade meat or marinara sauce accompanied with tossed green salad, bread, butter and beverage are $9.00 for adults and $6.00 for children under 12. The dinner will be served from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm or until sold out. Take-outs are available. 

Advance sale tickets are available from any chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400.

This fundraiser by the Chorus helps fund the upcoming Christmas concerts which are scheduled on Friday, December 13, 2019, at 7:00 pm in The Hershey Story, 63 W. Chocolate Avenue, and again Sunday, December 19, 2019, at 3:00 pm, in Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 210 W. Main Street, Hummelstown. This year’s Christmas concert, titled ” Now Is the Caroling Season” will be directed by the new Musical Director for the Chorus, Matthew Dickinson.

More information about the Chorus can be found on its website,  www.HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling the Chorus at (717) 508-4400.

Hershey Community Chorus
Phone: (717) 439-6482
Email:  info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org
HersheyCommunityChorus.org

The Hershey Community Chorus will be performing its spring concert, “I Wish I Was in New Orleans” on Friday evening, May 17, 2019, at 7:30 PM, in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, 64 W. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey. A second concert will be performed on Sunday afternoon, May 19, 2019, at 3:00 PM, in the Sanctuary of Grace United Methodist Church, 433 E. Main Street, Hummelstown. Guest musicians will be The Vintage Jazz Band.
Music Director, James Hoffmann, will be retiring after this concert. He has been the Music Director for The Hershey Community Chorus for 34 years.

Admission is $18.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors and students 6 – 12 years old. Children 5 and under accompanied by adult are free. Tickets are available from any Chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or calling (717) 508-4400.

The Hershey Community Chorus will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale on Thursday, March 28, 2019, in the Mohler Senior Center located at 25 Hope Drive, Hershey, across from the Karn’s Market. Tickets for spaghetti with homemade meat or marinara sauce accompanied with tossed green salad, bread, butter, and beverage are $9.00 for adults and $6.00 for children under 12. Desserts will be available for a donation.  The dinner will be served from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm or until sold out. Take-outs are available. 

Advance sale tickets are available from any chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400. Tickets will also be available at the door. 

This fundraiser by the Chorus helps fund the upcoming spring Concerts which are scheduled on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 7:30 pm in First United Methodist Church of Hershey, 44 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, and again Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 3:00 pm, in Grace United Methodist Church, 433 E. Main Street, Hummelstown.  Guest musicians for this concert, “I Wish I Was in New Orleans”, is The Vintage Jazz Band.More information about the Chorus can be found on its website, www.HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400

The Hershey Community Chorus will host an open house on Monday, January 14, 2019, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Community Room on the lower level of The Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society Building located at 40 Northeast Drive, Hershey. All are welcome. This is an opportunity for interested members of the public to learn more about the Chorus and to meet some of the current members. Light refreshments will be served. 

 The Hershey Community Chorus has been entertaining Hershey and the surrounding communities for over 85 years, since 1934. Each year the Chorus presents two major concerts, one for Christmas and the other in the spring in addition to other appearances in Hershey and the surrounding communities. Hershey Community Chorus archive files and recordings of previous concerts will be on display.

 Registration for membership in the Chorus will be available and new members in all voice parts are extremely welcome. The Chorus rehearses on Monday evenings from 7:00 pm until 9:15 pm in the Auditorium of The Hershey Free Church located at 330 Hilltop Road, Hummelstown.  The spring concert, “I Wish I Was In New Orleans” with Guest Musicians, The Vintage Jazz Band, is scheduled to be performed on Friday evening, May 17, 2019, at 7:30 PM in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church of Hershey, 64 W. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey and again on Sunday afternoon, May 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM, in the Sanctuary of Grace United Methodist Church, 433 E. Main Street, Hummelstown. 

 Registration will continue on Monday, January 21st at 6:30 pm with a full rehearsal starting at 7:00 pm.  Interested persons will be able to “test drive” the Chorus during this rehearsal before joining.  Registration for membership is a non-refundable $30.00 which helps cover the cost of music and other expenses.

 The Chorus is truly a community organization. No auditions are required to become a member, just a desire to sing. RSVP to 508-4400 or email info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org.

 Point of Contact:  E. Lee Boltz, Executive Director
  E-mail:                Info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org
  Phone:                 (717) 508-4400

The Hershey Community Chorus will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, in the Mohler Senior Center located at 25 Hope Drive, Hershey, across from the Karn’s Market. Tickets for spaghetti with homemade meat or marinara sauce accompanied with tossed green salad, bread, butter, and beverage are $9.00 for adults and $6.00 for children under 12. The dinner will be served from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm or until sold out. Take-outs are available.

Advance sale tickets are available from any chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400. Tickets will also be available at the door.  This fundraiser by the Chorus helps fund the upcoming Christmas Concerts which are scheduled on Friday, December 14, 2018, at 7:30 pm and again Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 3:00 pm, in Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 210 W. Main Street, Hummelstown.  Guest musicians for this concert are Harpist Ruth Hunter and Todd Grundon on Guitar.

More information about the Chorus can be found on its website, www.HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400

The Hershey Community Chorus will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, in the Mohler Senior Center located at 25 Hope Drive, Hershey, across from the Karn’s Market. Tickets for spaghetti with homemade meat or marinara sauce accompanied with tossed green salad, bread, butter, and beverage are $9.00 for adults and $6.00 for children under 12. The dinner will be served from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm or until sold out. Take-outs are available.

Advance sale tickets are available from any chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400. Tickets will also be available at the door.  This fundraiser by the Chorus helps fund the upcoming Christmas Concerts which are scheduled on Friday, December 14, 2018, at 7:30 pm and again Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 3:00 pm, in Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 210 W. Main Street, Hummelstown.  Guest musicians for this concert are Harpist Ruth Hunter and Todd Grundon on Guitar.

More information about the Chorus can be found on its website, www.HersheyCommunityChorus.org or by calling (717) 508-4400

Email: info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org to unsubscribe to this email list.

Hershey Community Chorus
Phone: (717) 439-6482
Email:  info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org
HersheyCommunityChorus.org

The Hershey Community Chorus will be performing its Christmas Concert, “Harps of Gold”, in two churches this year.  On Friday, December 14, 2018, at 7:30 pm, The Hershey Community Chorus will perform in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, 64 W. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey.  On the following Sunday, December 16, 2016, at 3:00 pm, the Chorus will give a second concert in the Sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main Street, Hummelstown.

Two new arrangements will be presented this year.  Virg Hostetler of Hummelstown, is writing a piece for choir and bassoon, a medley of Christmas carols and songs.  James Hoffmann, Musical Director of the Chorus, is writing an arrangement of “In the Bulb There is a Flower” for choir and harp.

Admission to these performances is $18.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors and groups and $9.00 for children 6 to 12 Years of age.  Children under 6 are admitted free.  Tickets can be purchased from any Chorus member, by emailing request to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org or calling (717) 508-4400.

Hershey Community Chorus Begins Christmas Concert Rehearsals

Hershey Community Chorus Will Host Open House

The Hershey Community Chorus will host an open house on Monday, August 20, 2018, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. in the Community Room on the lower level of The Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society, located at 40 Northeast Drive, Hershey.  All are welcome. This is an opportunity to meet some of the current members and hear about the upcoming Christmas season concerts.  Light refreshments will be served.

The Hershey Community Chorus has been entertaining Hershey and the surrounding communities since 1934.  Each year the Chorus presents at least two major concerts in the Christmas and spring seasons in addition to other appearances in Hershey and the surrounding communities.  Chorus archives and recordings will be available for review.

This year the Chorus will be presenting its Christmas concert, Harps of Gold on Friday, December 14, 2018 and Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The Chorus rehearses on Monday evenings from 7:00 pm until 9:15 pm in The Hershey Free Church, 330 Hilltop Road, Hummelstown.  Registration will be held at the Open House and from 6:30 pm until 7:00 pm on Monday, August 27, 2018.  The rehearsal on August 27, 2018 is a “test drive” for new members to decide if the Chorus is right for them. Membership fee is $30.00, non-refundable, to help cover the cost of music.

New members are extremely welcome, in all voice parts.  The Chorus is truly a community organization with members from throughout the central Pennsylvania area.  No auditions are required to become a member, just a desire to sing and belong to a great group of people.  More information can be obtained by calling 717-508-4400 or emailing for information to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org.

 

The Hershey Community Chorus will perform its Spring Concert, The Road Less Traveled” on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 7:30 pm, in First United Methodist Church, 61 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey and again on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 3:00 pm, in Grace United Methodist Church, located at 433 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA.  This concert has many unusual selections for the Chorus with music featuring some unusual vocal techniques and compositional ideas.  Nothing wild or crazy, but each piece has something unique and appealing.

Admission to these concerts is $18.00 for adults and $15.00 for seniors over 65, students 6-11 and group sales.  Children under 5 are free.  Tickets are now available from any Chorus member, calling 508-4400, or emailing requests to info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org.

The Hershey Community Chorus, under the direction of James Hoffmann, performs concerts for the Christmas holiday season and again in the spring.  Under Mr. Hoffmann’s direction, the Chorus has focused on offering a wide variety of quality, shorter choral works and thematic concerts, often engaging guest musicians to enhance the variety of the performances.  Membership to this non-audition chorus is open to all.

Email: info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org to unsubscribe to this email list.

Hershey Community Chorus
Phone: (717) 439-6482
Email:  info@HersheyCommunityChorus.org
HersheyCommunityChorus.org