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Friday, May 13, 2022

8:00 p.m. 

Derry Presbyterian Church, Hershey

Sunday, May 15, 2022

4:00 p.m. 

High Center - Parmer Hall, Messiah University


Legacy is often defined as a gift, and this year’s spring concert is our gift to you, our treasured audience members. Join us for a celebration filled with songs that have delighted listeners for four decades. As always, you can expect a fine balance between sacred and secular music, songs that reflect heartfelt faith as well as the experiences and emotions common to us all. You will hear signature Chorale favorites like Schubert’s Holy, Holy, Holy and Bruckner’s Locus Iste, Philip Stopford’s poignant Do Not Be Afraid, two classic early American folk hymns, Down to the River to Pray and No Time, and Java Jive, made famous by Manhattan Transfer. We end with Rollo Dilworth’s Shine the Heavenly Light and a special performance of Shenandoah with Chorale alumni. 

For 40 years, Linda Tedford and the voices of the Susquehanna Chorale have brought the highest level of choral artistry to central Pennsylvania and beyond. As the Chorale proudly marks this milestone anniversary, we do so with a new-found appreciation for being together again both as a choir and in community with our listeners. You are part of our legacy, and we’re thrilled to be singing for you once more with spring concerts that promise to be truly memorable events. Come celebrate with us!

- Linda L. Tedford; Artistic Director, Founder, and Conductor

Susquehanna Chorale Alumni are invited to join us at our Legacy: A Candlelight Christmas concerts on December 17,18, 19, and/or at our spring concerts, Legacy: A Season to Celebrate! on May 13 and 15.  Former singers are invited to sing “Silent Night.” Our May concerts will feature sacred and secular music from our past, and former singers are invited to sing “Shenandoah.”


Please contact Molly Masser, our Administrator, ( and let her know if you plan to attend, or if you have any questions.  We look forward to seeing you!

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