2021-2022 Season

  • John Pencola Appreciation Night

    Saturday, September 18, 7:30PM

    Join area musicians as we all show our appreciation for John’s many contributions to the music scene in the Johnstown region, beginning when his parents gave him a harmonica when he was 6. John remembers, “They loved music – and they encouraged me to stick with it.” Over 80 years later, he is still sticking with it. Please come and help show your appreciation for John’s wonderful musical gifts to our Johnstown region.

  • Pittsburgh Soloists - Piano Trio

    Saturday, October 16, 7:30PM

    A wonderful evening of strings and piano performed by members of the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The Piano Trio is part of the Pittsburgh Soloists group, established in 1997. Hailed for daring, intelligent and often interdisciplinary programming, the ensemble performs repertoire ranging from Bach’s immortal masterpieces to Piazzolla’s passionate tangos. The Piano Trio features Pittsburgh Soloists-Jennifer Orchard, violin; Mikhail Istomin, cello; Eugene Sirotkine, piano.

  • IUP Chorale and Chamber Singers

    Sunday, November 14, 2:30PM

    The IUP University Chorale 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 have performed under the direction of Andre Previn with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and for the worship services in Mozart’s cathedral—the Salzburger Dom (Austria), and the 2017 National Association for Music Education Eastern Division In-Service Conference.

  • Three Rivers Saxophone Quartet

    Saturday, March 19, 7:30PM

    The Three Rivers Saxophone Quartet was formed in May 1973 to explore the wealth of literature written for such quartets. At that time the members were students at Duquesne University, but they have kept the group together over the years. The repertoire has expanded to include music from the Renaissance and Classical offerings to Ragtime and Jazz; as well as original compositions written especially for the group, which includes Warren Yeckel, Baritone Saxophone; Mike Jacob, Alto Saxophone; Steve Ehrin, Tenor Saxophone; and Marino Galluzzo, Soprano Saxophone.

  • Andrew Sords, Violinist - Dueling Divas

    Saturday, April 16, 7:30PM

    The JCS is pleased to have the “Dueling Divas,” a classical music trio present an evening of romantic standards and baroque hits. The trio features violinists Andrew Sords and Mari Sato, along with pianist Elizabeth DeMio, all of whom have acclaimed careers with performances on four continents with over 300 orchestras. Hailed by national and international press as “utterly radiant” and “exceptionally heartfelt and soulful,” this trio is sure to excite our Johnstown audience with their compelling performances and heart-warming anecdotes. Many will remember Andrew Sords's Johnstown concert in May 2016, and this one will be even better.

  • Kevin McManus Jazz Octet

    Saturday, May 21, 7:30PM

    This swinging eight-piece ensemble performs toe-tapping jazz standards as well as newer hits with a modern flair. Led by Pittsburgh-based trombonist and educator Kevin McManus, this jazz group is sure to impress! JCS is pleased to welcome back Kevin and his group for another great evening of wonderful music.