DIOPA Connections: One-Time Events: Music


Handel Messiah, 1749 Covent Garden
, by VoxAmaDeus at St. Mark’s, Philadelphia on
Friday, December 15, 2017 from 7 to 10 p.m. The church is located
at 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Buy tickets:

Three Events on Sunday, December 17th at the Washington
Memorial Chapel:
at 4:00 p.m., Advent Lessons and Carols; at 5:00 p.m.,
a Live Nativity Scene on the Chapel Front Lawn; at 7:00 p.m., Carols at the
Carillon – Community Christmas Carol Sing Along with ample seating at the
base of the Bell Tower – Dress Warmly!


The Senior Choir of Trinity will perform Handel’s Messiah Part I and selections from
Part II & III, Sunday, December 17th at 4:00 p.m at Trinity Episcopal Church, Solebury, PA.
They will be accompanied by a 16-piece chamber orchestra and conducted by Timothy Harrell, organist/
choirmaster at Trinity Church. The Madrigal Singers from Bucks County Community College
will be joining us again this year. Rochelle Reed returns as our soprano soloist. She is a
full-time faculty member at Bucks County Community College.
Gus Mercante enjoys an active
career performing repertoire from the Baroque to the newly-created. Steven Brennfleck returns as
our tenor soloist. Baritone,
Brian Ming Chu holds an M.M.in Voice/Opera from the Peabody
Conservatory of Music. Admission is $20 adults, $10 children 12 and under. To purchase tickets: visit
https://www.trinitysolebury.org/messiah, call the church office at 215-297-5135, or tickets are also available
at the door. A reception will follow. Trinity Church is located at 6587 Upper York Rd, Solebury, PA 18963.

Caroling at the Carillon at Washington Memorial
, Route 23 in Valley Forge Park. Sunday, December 17 at 7:00
p.m. Community Christmas Carol Sing-Along accompanied by Doug
Gefvert playing the 58-bell carillon. This outdoor event takes place in
front of the carillon tower, so dress warmly! Free. Further info:
610-265-5211; www.wmchapel.org.


The Jazz Sanctuary

Jazz ‘n Joe at Church of the Redeemer, Springfield on Wednesday, January 17th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. This is a Blues Night Event. The church is located at: 145 W Springfield Rd., Springfield, PA 19064. Phone: (610) 544-8113 Parking is Available. Joe (coffee/tea) & sweets provided. Cost: Tickets of $5.00 to help Church of the Redeemer defray the cost are requested.

Jazz ‘n Joe at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church (916 South Swanson St., Philadelphia, PA, 19147; 215-389-1513) on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Parking is Available. Joe (coffee/tea) & sweets provided. BYOW (bring your own wine if you choose). all Jazz & Joe events are secular – all are welcome. Cost: A donation to help Gloria Dei defray the cost would be appreciated. Appearing at this event: a Jazz Sanctuary Band – The Alan Segal Quintet.

Jazz ‘n Joe at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Glenside (654 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038; 215-887-1765) on Sunday, January 28th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Parking is Available. Joe (coffee/tea) & sweets provided. Cost: Free Will Offering. Appearing at this event: a Jazz Sanctuary Sextet.