The Germantown Oratorio Choir welcomes singers in all sections (college-adult) for this community-wide holiday concert. There is no audition required, but the ability to read music, the talent to sing in tune and in time, and the commitment to be faithful to the rehearsal schedule are expected.
Oratorio Choir Rehearsal Schedule
Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 p.m. | Oct. 30-Nov. 27
Oratorio Choir & Orchestra Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m. (3 p.m. call for choir and orchestra)
For more information or to participate, e-mail [email protected] or call the church office at 215-843-8811.
We are seeking to raise $12,500 to offset the costs of this community outreach concert, which will feature professional soloists and orchestral players from Philadelphia’s finest performing ensembles. Please consider demonstrating your support in one of the categories listed below.
$5,000 will provide a professional orchestra.
$2,500 will provide choral section leaders.
$1,000 will provide Internet live streaming.
$750 will provide a rehearsal pianist.
$500 will provide a soloist or choral section leader.
$250 will provide a scholarship for one choral scholar from Temple University.
Friends of Music Gifts at the $100, $50, and $25 levels.
Your tax-deductible contribution will be put to work right away to ensure the success of our Messiah concert. When donating online using the link below, please include “Messiah” in the special instructions box.
The concert begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 2. It is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be collected. Those unable to attend in person can participate from a distance via Internet livestream.
Click here for map and directions. The First Presbyterian Church in Germantown is easily reached by SEPTA bus and regional rail service (Chestnut Hill East: Germantown Station; Chestnut Hill West: Chelten Ave. Station). Free parking is available on each side of the church building complex, on the street, and at the Germantown Life Enrichment Center one block away. The church building is ADA accessible.