Performance History 

Performance History of the Pennsbury Community Chorus

23rd Annual Winter Concert - Friday December 9th

featuring James Whitbourn's Missa Carolae and Daniel Pinkham's Christmas Cantata with guest artists (brass, piccolo and percussion). Including a performance by the PHS Chamber Choir. 

Summer 2022

The Reluctant Dragon by John Rutter performed at Emile United Methodist Church

Spring 2022

Carl Orff's Carmina Burana with guest soloists Robin Massie, soprano; John Caulkins, tenor, Steven Condy, baritone

Members of the Pennsbury Community Chorus performed Carmina Burana in Carnegie Hall in June 2022

Fall/Winter 2021

A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten and Candlelight Carol Sing-Along


Fall/Winter 2019

20th Annual Winter Concert at Pennsbury High School Keller Hall

G. F. Handel’s Messiah and Candlelight Carol Sing-Along



November 9th, 2019

Veterans Day Parade Ceremony

Veteran’s Square, Edgewood Road, Yardley, PA



November 2, 2019

Voices of Bucks Choral Festival

(PCC & six other choral groups)

Langhorne Presbyterian Church



May 4th 2019

19th Annual Spring Concert

"If Music Be the Food of Love" featuring Eric Whitacre's "Five Hebrew Love Songs" and  selections from

Brahms’ "Liebeslieder Waltzes"

William Phillips, violin, Beth LaPat, violin, Joel Rudin, viola & David Inloes, violoncello

Soloists: Julianna Massielo, Soprano & Zachary Kent, Baritone



December 15, 2018

19th Annual Winter Concert

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

With The Pennsbury High School Falconairs and Edgewood Elementary Children’s Choir



May 5, 2018

18th Annual Spring Concert:

BERNSTEIN at 100!  A celebration of the music of Leonard Bernstein

featuring Chichester Psalms, Concert selections from MASS among others

Guests - The Pennsbury HS Concert Choir


December 16, 2017

18th Annual Winter Concert

GLORIA!   Featuring the Gloria's of John Rutter and Randol Alan Bass, plus music of the season.

With the Pennsbury HS Chamber Choir, Guest Artists,

and a Guest Brass and Percussion ensemble

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May 6, 2017 - 4:00 PM

17th Annual Spring Concert Treasures of British Choral Music

Festival Te Deum - Sir Arthur Sullivan

And a variety of British composers including James Whitbourn, Paul Mealor, Meuryn Hughes, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten, among others.

Guests - PHS Concert Choir


December 10, 2016

17th Annual Winter Concert

Christmas Oratorio - Camille Saint-Saëns, and

Sounds of the Holidays

Featuring works by Alf Houkom, Jeffrey Van, Eleanor Whitsett, Eleanor Daley, Mack Wilberg and others

Guests - Pennsbury HS Falconairs and Chamber Choir


May 21, 2016

Joint Concert with the Harrisburg Choral Society

Trinity Lutheran Church in Camp Hill, PA.



May 7, 2016

16th Annual Spring Concert


with guests The Harrisburg Choral Society

Dr. Jason Vodicka, conductor


December 12, 2015 (Moyer conducting)

16th Annual Winter Concert

Keller Hall, Pennsbury High School West

Home for the Holidays

With Pennsbury Middle School Honor Choir

and Pennsbury High School Falconairs

Guest Soloist:  John Villemaire, tenor


May 9, 2015 (Moyer conducting)

15th Annual Spring Concert

Keller Hall, Pennsbury High School West

Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich BWV 150 

(For Thee, O Lord, I Long), Johann Sebastian Bach

The Mass No. 2 in G major, D 167, Franz Schubert


December 14, 2014  (Moyer conducting)

15th Annual Winter Concert

Keller Hall, Pennsbury High School West

Christmas Around the World


May10, 2014  (Moyer conducting)

15th Annual Spring Concert

Keller Hall, Pennsbury High School West

Requiem – W. A. Mozart ___________________________________________

Dec 15, 2013  (Moyer conducting)

14th Annual Winter Concert

Keller Hall, Pennsbury High School West

Missa Carolae  by James Whitbourn

And other songs of the season

WIith Guest Brass Ensemble, Quarry Hill Select Choir, and  and The PHS Chamber Choir


May 11, 2013  (Moyer conducting)

14th Annual Spring Concert

Keller Hall, Pennsbury High School West

Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance In Concert

WIith Guest Musicians and The PHS Chamber Choir Men


January 21, 2013 (Jonathan Griffith conducting)

Pennsbury Community Chorus with Pennsbury High School Concert Choir and Women’s Ensemble performed the United States premiere of “Songs of the Earth” by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins.


December 16, 2012, (Moyer conducting)

13th Annual Winter Concert

“Sounds of the Seasons”

featuring: Pennsbury High School Chamber Choir,

Ewing Presbyterian Church Bell Choir (Carol Houghton, director), & Guest orchestra


Saturday, May 12, 2012  (Moyer conducting)

“Grand and Glorious Masterwork Choruses"

Featuring guest artists "The Mainstreet Brass"


Wednesday, April 25, 2012  (Moyer conducting)

“The Big Sing 4”

Princeton University Chapel

With Pennsbury High School Choral Groups






 December 11, 2011 (Moyer conducting)

12th Annual Winter Concert

‘CRAFTS OF PRODIGIES - MUSIC BEYOND THEIR YEARS’, with string quintet (Russell Hoffmann and Ileana Ciumac - violin, Marka Stepper - viola, Bruce Mikolon - cello and Steven Kyle - bass), organist (Jason Vodicka), and soloists (soprano Kathryn Thomas Moyer, soprano Kelsey Hubsch, mezzo-soprano Meagan Lee Johnson, & baritone Christopher Villante)

Missa brevis in G, K49 - W. A. Mozart

Magnificat - F. Schubert

Gloria - F. Mendelssohn



May 21, 2011 (Moyer conducting)

11th Annual Spring Concert

Guest Soloist: Andrew Owens - tenor


Chorus of Enchanted Islanders - Handel

Chorus of Wedding Guests - Donizetti

Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön - Mozart

Bridal Chorus - Wagner

Villager's Chorus - Rossini

Fisherman’s Aria - Rossini

Ring Forth, Ye Bells - Sullivan

Bell Chorus  - Leoncavallo

Questa o quella - Verdi

Anvil Chorus - Verdi

Va Pensiero - Verdi

Nessun Dorma - Puccini

Anthem For Spring - Mascagni

Brindisi - Verdi

_____________________________________________Dece mber 12, 2010  (Moyer &  Martin conducting)

[Guest conductor: Zerrin Agabigum Martin]

11th Annual Holiday Concert

“Gloria” - John Rutter

“Christmas Cantata” - Daniel Pinkham

Five Carols - arrangements by David Willcocks



November 17, 2010-  (Moyer conducting)


With PHS Chorus & Soloists



May 22, 2010 (Moyer conducting)

10th Annual Spring Concert


With PCC and PHS soloists

_____________________________________________April 28. 2010 (Moyer conducting)

at Princeton University Chape, with Pennsbury

High School Choirs



March 16, 2010 (Moyer conducting)



With the Pennsubury High School Concert Choir



March 6, 2010 (Griffith conducting)

at Carnegie Hall, New York

DEWI SANT (Saint David)  - Arwel Hughes

With Pennsbury High School Concert Choir and guest orchestra



December 20, 2009 (Moyer conducting)

10th Annual Holiday Concert

MESSIAH  - George Frederic Handel

With guest orchestra - soloists: TBA



November 18, 2009 (Moyer conducting)

DEWI SANT (Saint David) - Arwel Hughes

Soloists: Kathryn Thomas Moyer, soprano; Scott Williamson, tenor;  Jeff Morrisey, baritone



May 2, 2009 (Moyer conducting)

9th Annual Spring Concert

United Methodist Church, Yardley, PA

Son of God Mass - James Whitbourn

Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo - Joseph Haydn

_____________________________________________April 29, 2009 (Moyer conducting)

“The Big Sing”, Princeton University Chapel

Son of God Mass - James Whitbourn

All Shall be Amen & Alleluia - James Whitburn

(Commissioned work, World Premiere, with the Pennsbury High School Concert Chorus)

Improvisation on a Theme by Whitbourn - George Boyer


January 19, 2009 (Jonathan Griffith conducting)

Distinguished Concerts International New York

The Music of Karl Jenkins

Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC

U.S. Premiere of “Te Deum” and “Stabat Mater” - Karl Jenkins, with full orchestra

—––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Sunday December 21, 2008 at 3:00 PM

9th Annual Holiday Concert

“Christmas Around the World”

United Methodist Church, Yardley, PA. Featuring works of James Whitbourn (Missa Carolae), Mack Wilberg, John Rutter and others. Guest artists: The Mainstreet Brass and organist Jason Vodicka.

April 27, 2008  (Moyer conducting)

8th Annual Spring Concert

With the Pennsbury High School Concert Choir,

the Pennsbury High School  Chamber Choir, and the Falconairs

Requiem - Karl Jenkins

Guest Soloists:: Kathryn Thomas Moyer, soprano, and

James Thomas Moyer, Treble.


December 16, 2007  (Moyer conducting)

8th Annual Winter Concert


Magnificat - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Magnificat - John Rutter

Guest Soloist:: Kathryn Thomas Moyer, soprano, Accompanist: Ryan Fleming, Piano

Magnificat - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Magnificat - John Rutter



May 20, 2007  (Moyer conducting)

7th Annual Spring Concert

OUT OF THE DARKNESS - Music of Hope and Under-standing

Jason D. Vodicka, piano, and Katrina Kormanski, cello

Holocaust Cantata - Songs from the Camps ... Donald McCullough

In Remembrance ---Eleanor Daley

My Soul is Exceeding Sorrowful --- Eleanor Daley

Set Me as a Seal---Rene Clausen

We Remember Them---Donald McCullough

I’ve Been ‘Buked, Children --- Arr: Rollo Dilworth

River in Judea ---Linda Marcus & Jack Feldman, Arr: John Levitt



December 17, 2006 (Moyer conducting)

7th Annual Winter Concert

(With the Newtown Chamber Orchestra)

Gloria --- Vivaldii



May 2006 (Jason Vodicka conducting)

6th Annual Spring Concert

Carousel --- Richard Rodgers &Oscar Hammerstein II


January 11, 2006 (James Jordan, guest conductor)

Carmina Burana --- Carl Orff


December 18, 2005 (Moyer conducting)

6th Annual Winter Concert

Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light --- Bach

from the “Christmas Oratorio”

Sicut locutus est from Magnificat --- Bach

Audience Carol:  O Come All Ye Faithful --- arr. David Willcocks

The Shepherd’s Farewell from L’Enfance du Christ --- Hector Berlioz

In the Bleak Mid-Winter --- Harold Darke

Gloria --- Randol Alan Bass  

The Blessed Son of God from “Hodie” --- Ralph Vaughan Williams

Audience Carol:  The First Nowell -- arr. David Willcocks

He Is Born --- Barry Talley

Audience Carol:  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing --- arr. David Willcocks

Hallelujah from Messiah --- George Frederic Handel


May 22, 2005 (Moyer conducting)

5th Annual Spring Concert

Requiem K. 626 --- Mozart (Levin completion), featuring Jason Vodicka, organist.


April 28, 2005 (Moyer conducting)

Pennsbury Welsh Music Festival

Psalm 136 --- Tann

Welsh hymns led by Welsh composer Meuryn Hughes , featuring Pennsbury HS Chamber Choir and Jason Vodicka, organist.


December 19, 2004 (Moyer conducting)

5th Annual Winter Concert

Festival Te Deum (second US performance) --- Sir Arthur Sullivan

Personent Hodie --- Rutter

Candlelight Carol --- Rutter

Awake, Arise and hail the Morn --- arr. Ames

This Christmastide --- Fraser

Joy to the World --- arr. Kuykendall



May 16, 2004 (Moyer conducting)

4th Annual Spring Concert

Music of Hollywood and Broadway

Exultate Justi --- Williams

Lacrymosa --- Mozart

Bogoroditse Devo --- Rachmaninoff

Dixi Dominus and Alleluia --- Rodgers & Hammerstein

Non Nobis Domine --- Doyle

Dry Your Tears Afrika --- Williams

Ol’ Man River --- Kern/Hammerstein

Rhythm of Life --- arr. Barne

Seasons of Love --- Larson

O Fortuna --- Orff

You’ll Never Walk Alone --- Rodgers/Hammerstein

Mack the Knife --- Blitzstein/Weill

Make the Hear You --- Flaherty/Ahrens

Over the Rainbow --- Arlen/Harburg

They Call the Wind Maria --- Lerner & Lowe

Waitin for the Light to Shine --- Miller


December 21, 2003 (Moyer & McDonnell conducting)

4th Annual Winter Concert

With Mainstreet Brass (Kevin Long & Gary Ross - trumpets,

Lawrence Kursar - French horn, Bryan Hay - trombone, Ronald Demkee - tuba).

Hodie --- Stroope

Gloria --- Rutter

Various carols --- arr. Willcocks


May 18, 2003

3rd Annual Spring Concert

Requiem (McDonnell conducting) --- Faure

Mass in G (Moyer conducting) --- Schubert


December 15, 2002 (McDonnell conducting)

3rd Annual Winter Concert

Messiah (Parts 1 & 3 + Hallelujah) --- Handel


November 7, 2003

Pennsbury Bernstein Festival (McDonell conducting)

Selections from “Candide” --- Bernstein

Take Care of this House --- Bernstein


May 5, 2002 (McDonnell conducting)

2nd Annual Spring Concert

Hallelujah (Mount of Olives) --- Beethoven

Locus Iste --- Bruckner

Dona Nobis Pacem --- Bach

Laudate Dominum --- Mozart

He Watching Over Israel --- Mendelssohn

Salmo 150 --- Aguiar

Ubi caritas --- Durufle

Two Chanson (Doe, Since All is Passing) --- Hindemith

And So It Goes --- arr. Chilcott

My Soul’s Been Anchored --- arr. Hogan

Secret Garden medley --- arr. Lojeski

I Got a Key --- arr. Shaw

Shenandoah --- arr. Erb

The Argument --- Nesta


December 16, 2001 (McDonnell conducting)

2nd Annual Winter Concert

Christmas Cantata --- Pinkham

Ceremony of Carols --- Britten

The Bells --- Ahrold

Still, Still, Still --- Rutter

Christmas Carol --- Dello Joio

Go Tell It on the Mountain --- Vangeloff

Joy to the World --- arr. Kuykendall

Various carols --- arr. Willcocks


May 6, 2001 (McDonnell conducting)

The Heaven’s are Telling --- Haydn

O Sacred Head Now Wounded --- Bach

How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place --- Brahms

Pie Jesu --- Rutter

O Clap Your Hands --- Vaughan Williams

Wade in the Water --- arr. Hogan

Sing Me To Heaven --- Gawthrop

Neighbor’s Chorus --- Offenbach

Les Miserables medley --- arr. Lojeski


December 2000 (Moyer conducting)

Messiah (Part 1 + Hallelujah) --- Handel


Guest Conductors


Guest Soloists

Guest Accompanists

Guest Orchestras

Guest & Collaborative Choral Groups