Educational Outreach

The Educational Outreach Program of the Susquehanna Chorale consists of four programs: The Susquehanna Children's, Youth, and Young Women's Chorales, and the Preparatory Choir.

Participation in the Children's, Youth, and Young Women's Chorales is by audition. We invite young singers to audition soon for the 2018-19 season!

Audition Dates

Tuesday, May 29, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Monday, June 4, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to noon

Auditions will be held in Camp Hill, and are by appointment only. To schedule an audition, call or e-mail Deb Jakubic at (717) 533-7859 or

Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings in Camp Hill from late August to November. Scholarships are available to offset tuition costs.

Audition Requirements

Children's Chorale (students entering grades 4 though 8): Singers should be prepared to sing one verse of My Country 'Tis of Thee. No accompanist needed.

Youth Chorale and Young Women's Chorale (students entering grade 9 through college freshman year): Singers may bring their own accompanist, use the accompanist provided (bring your own music), or sing a cappella.



Susquehanna Youth Chorale

The Susquehanna Youth Chorale, directed by George H. Diehl, provides a focused rehearsal and performing opportunity for students within the Susquehanna Valley. The Youth Chorale was founded in 1988 and consists of 60 students in grades nine through freshman year of college.

Susquehanna Children's Chorale

The Susquehanna Children’s Chorale, directed by Judith A. Shepler, provides a focused rehearsal and performing opportunity for students within a one-hour radius of the Harrisburg, PA area. The Children’s Chorale was founded in 1992 and includes approximately 60 musicians in grades four through eight.

Susquehanna Young Women's Chorale

The Susquehanna Young Women’s Chorale, directed by Dru Kepner, provides a focused rehearsal and performing opportunity for young female singers with in the Susquehanna Valley.

Susquehanna Preparatory Choir

The Susquehanna Preparatory Choir, directed by Judith A. Shepler, was added to the Educational Outreach family of choirs in the spring of 2008. This choral experience is offered for students in the 3rd grade.

Annual Scholarship Concert

The Annual Scholarship Concert will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at the Camp Hill High School. The concert will feature performances by the Susquehanna Children’s, Youth, and Young Women’s Choirs, as well as several solo performances.

Admission is free. A freewill offering will be taken. Proceeds benefit a Scholarship Fund, to offset EOP tuition costs for students in need.