2018 - 2019 Season

  • Andrew Sords, Violin

    Saturday, September 29, 7:30PM

    American violinist, Andrew Sords, has garnered accolades of four continents. After seeing famed violinist Itzhak Perlman on Sesame Street, he began piano lessons at age five, and shortly thereafter asked for a violin. He has studied at both the Cleveland Institute of Music and Southern Methodist University. We welcome Andrew Sords back, after having been warmly received with the Johnstown Symphony in 2015 and his thrilling concert in the Johnstown Concert Series in 2016.

  • The Besozzi Trio - Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Audition Winners

    Saturday, October 27, 7:30PM

    Formed in 2017 at Duquesne University, The Besozzi Trio includes saxophonists Xiang Ji and Daniel Muller and pianist Hyun Joo Park, who transform the classic piano trio into a bold, new sound adapted to the modern day. The group’s name comes from a prominent 18th-century family of wind players, celebrating its unique instrumentation, classical roots, and spirit of community.

  • Three Rivers Ringers - Handbells

    Saturday, November 17, 7:30PM

    Three Rivers Ringers, founded in 2010, is Pittsburgh’s premier community handbell ensemble that performs a challenging repertoire, and pushes the boundaries of the handbell art form. TRR performed at the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in 2012 in front of 4,000 attendees and appeared in the film Love the Coopers. In 2016 TRR was honored to perform at the National Seminar for Handbell Musicians of America.

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania Chorale

    Saturday, March 23, 7:30PM

    The IUP University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Ryan Beeken, is the university’s premier choral ensemble and is dedicated to the study and performance of choral literature at the highest artistic level possible. Founded in 1961, the University Chorale has achieved distinction as one of the finest choral ensembles in Pennsylvania and has performed under the direction of Andre Previn with the Pittsburgh Symphony and for the worship services in Mozart’s cathedral - the Salzburger Dom (Austria).

  • Brass Roots Trio

    Saturday, April 06, 7:30PM

    The Brass Roots Trio, with Travis Heath (trumpet & flugelhorn), Douglas Lundeen (French horn, Native American Flute & vocalist) and Rosetta Senkus Bacon (piano), infuse their music with passion and exuberant energy; and their warmhearted presentation establishes an immediate connection with the audience. The trio not only thrills its audiences with instrumental virtuosity, but also offers the bonus of a brilliant operatic tenor! In 2009 they performed for President and Mrs. Obama and their guests at the White House.

  • Tim Wetmiller and Hot Club Sandwich - Latin Jazz

    Saturday, May 18, 7:30PM

    The Hot Club Sandwich, the hot-jazz string band was founded in Olympia, Washington, more than fifteen years ago, with the instrumentation of guitars, bass, violin, mandolin and drums. As the name suggests, the Hot Club Sandwich repertoire carries a reverence for Gypsy Jazz, along with folkloric influences from around the world. Tim Wetmiller, a Johnstown native, is the violinist of the group.