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Administrative Director

Mitchell Sensenig-Wilshire provides support for the Susquehanna Chorale’s artistic and operational activities, its concerts, tours, and special performances.


Mitchell Sensenig-Wilshire is in demand as a singer, conductor, collaborative pianist, and theatre music/vocal director in Central Pennsylvania. He studied voice and piano at Mansfield University where he sang in the Mansfield University Concert Choir (Dr. Peggy Dettwiler, Conductor) with whom he performed both internationally (winning 3 Gold Medals at the 2014 World Choir Games) and on some of the nation’s most renowned stages including the Overture Center (Madison, WI) and Carnegie Hall (NYC). He has won the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) regional vocal solo competition, and has participated in American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) conducting masterclasses by audition and invitation.


Mr. Sensenig is Director of Music and Organist at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Saviour in Harrisburg, and at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in New Kingstown. He regularly works with Theatre Harrisburg on their mainstage musicals and seasonal cabarets, and has music/vocal directed for Keystone Theatrics, Lebanon Valley College, Central Dauphin HS, Camp Hill HS, and other community, high school, and collegiate theatre productions. Continuing his life-long interest in the marching arts, Mitchell is currently a Design Consultant for the Ephrata High School Marching Unit where he previously served as Assistant Director for 7 seasons. In addition to his administrative role with the Chorale, Mr. Sensenig is the Conductor of the Susquehanna Young Women's Chorale, and Bass Section Leader of the Susquehanna Chorale.



Educational Outreach Administrator

Molly Masser provides support for the Educational Outreach Program choirs for children and youth.

Ms. Masser has extensive experience as a high school music teacher, and a theater, choral, and band director. She recently retired from the Northern Lebanon School District. Throughout her career, she supervised all aspects of more than 30 drama and musical productions. She also conducted choral and band ensembles. In addition, Ms. Masser is accomplished on several instruments, with emphasis on piano and French horn.


Ms. Masser earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in music education from Lebanon Valley College.



Administrative Assistant

Karen Lynch (soprano) is a long-time member of the Susquehanna Chorale. She provides support for the artistic and administrative staff and assists in the organization’s daily operations.  

Ms. Lynch holds a BS Degree in Music Education with a concentration in voice (Lebanon Valley College), a BA in Psychology (Lebanon Valley College), and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education (Millersville University).  She recently retired from a thirty-one-year career teaching first and second grades and middle school/high school vocal music in central Pennsylvania.  During that time, she also directed several elementary and high school musicals. 

Ms. Lynch has performed with several community and college-affiliated choirs over the years. She studied voice with Linda Tedford, Philip Morgan, Ruth Drucker, and Thom Houser. She serves on the Susquehanna Chorale’s Board of Directors, its Educational Outreach Committee, and its Hospitality Committee. Ms. Lynch has also been involved in her community as a church choir director and private music teacher. 

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