20192020 Concert Schedule

Sunday, October 27 4:00 pm
Traditional favorites and stirring new arrangements express the hope that abides in the human heart. Featuring Paul Halley’s Freedom Trilogy and honoring Harriet Tubman. With guest ensemble, Auburn's Genesee Street Voices.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn [map]
Tickets: adult $15; senior (60 and over) $10; age 18 and under free.
Supported in part by the Stanley W. Metcalf Foundation and the Columbian Foundation.

Friday, November 1 6:30 & 7:30 pm
Mini-concerts amid art exhibits! Enjoy this varied a cappella program by our smaller ambassador ensemble — a First Friday in Auburn event.  
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn [map]. Free admission to Schweinfurth exhibits 5:00-8:00 p.m.  
Free community event, as part of Auburn Downtown First Friday. 

Sunday, November 17 4:00 pm
Join us in song, or simply thrill to the music of Messiah filling this beautiful space, as we honor the season’s glorious musical tradition. We will perform the beloved "Christmas portion" of Handel's triumphant oratorio, with Kip Coerper conducting and Philip Fillion, organist, accompanying. Rehearsal Friday, November 15, 7:00 pm: Interested singers are invited to rehearse with MasterWorks Chorale at the church.
Saints Peter and John Episcopal Church, 169 Genesee St., Auburn [map]
Donations at the door to support Saints Peter and John Episcopal Church soup kitchen.
Supported in part by the Stanley W. Metcalf Foundation.

Sunday, December 1 2:00 pm
Our smaller ambassador ensemble returns to this historic jewel of a venue with a lively a cappella program, as part of the Tiffany Sunday Concert Series. 
Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn [map
Tickets: $10. Available at door and from Willard Chapel

Sunday, December 15 4:00 pm
Unwrap a shining holiday program of sacred, secular, traditional and contemporary music — plus sing-along carols! — accompanied by piano, organ and string quartet.
First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles [map]
Tickets: adult $15; senior (60 and over) $10; age 18 and under free.
Supported in part by the Skaneateles Area Arts Council (SKARTS).

Sunday, March 8 4:00 pm
BRAHMS REQUIEM with Organ Accompaniment
The Lakeside Performing Arts Series at St. James’ Church in Skaneateles hosts Brahms’ luminous choral work, accompanied by Philip Fillion, organist. A preview event for our expanded Brahms concert with orchestra later this month in Auburn!
St. James’ Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles [map]
Suggested donation: $10; age 18 and under free.

Sunday, March 22 4:00 pm
A 30-piece orchestra joins the choir in a transcendent program featuring Brahms’ beautiful Liebeslieder Waltzes, along with Fauré’s Pavane and Cantique de Jean Racine, and concluding with the Brahms Requiem. This symphonic, deeply spiritual, yet always accessible work was inspired by the deaths of Brahms’ mentor, Robert Schumann, and the composer’s mother, and it heralded his arrival as a master of sacred musical settings.
St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn [map]
Tickets: adult $15; senior (60 and over) $10; age 18 and under free.
Supported in part by the Stanley W. Metcalf Foundation and by donations in memory of Myron Egtvedt.

Saturday, May 16 10:30 am
A family-friendly program of interactive musical fun for children and their favorite grown-ups. Kid-sized instruments and props provided, costumes welcome, lots of room on the dance floor!
First Presbyterian Church (Dobson Hall community room), 97 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles [map]
Free community event. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday, May 17 6:00 pm
In May 2019, a full house at the Springside revisited Penny Lane on a Magical Mystery Tour of Yesterday’s greatest hits by the Beatles, proving that All You Need Is Love. What will we dream up for our 2020 Gala theme? Watch this space to find out! With a delicious dinner, musical entertainment, exciting raffles and special silent auction, we’ll share a glittering evening of fun and tunes you love!
Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn [map
All tickets $75, advance sale only. Purchase your tickets and reserve your seating by May 8.
Includes beverages, appetizers, full dinner, entertainment, silent auction and tax-deductible donation to MasterWorks Chorale.

Our 2019–20 season is supported in part by the Mimi Fishman Foundation.