Otterbein University Concert Choir to Perform on 2023 Tour

Posted Feb 24, 2023

Westerville, OH—The Otterbein University Concert Choir will perform on their spring break tour to Washington, D.C., from March 3-9. Concert Performances by the choir will be hosted in Worthington, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; Cumberland, MD; Fredericksburg, VA; and Arlington, VA. The ensemble’s tour concert program, “Earth, Sacred Treasure,” features the music of William Byrd, W. A. Mozart, Morten Lauridsen, Andrea Ramsey, Elaine Hagenberg, and Otterbein music faculty member Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz. All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, call 614-823-1508. 

The Otterbein University Concert Choir is the most select of Otterbein University’s five vocal ensembles. The choir tours annually to destinations domestic or abroad, with recent itineraries including New Orleans, Germany, Savannah, Boston, and Ireland. The ensemble has been invited to perform at prominent locations abroad such as Nikolaikirche in Leipzig, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, Beijing Central Conservatory, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna and St. Nicholas Church in Prague. Concert Choir performs frequently at conferences of the Ohio Music Education Association and American Choral Directors Association. 

The Concert Choir tour 2023 concert schedule is as follows: 

2023 Otterbein University Concert Choir Tour 

Friday, March 3, 7:30 p.m.
Worthington United Presbyterian Church
773 High St
Worthington, OH
(614) 885-5355

Saturday, March 4, 7 p.m. 
Coraopolis United Methodist Church 
1205 Ridge Ave. 
Coraopolis, PA 
(412) 264-3727 

Sunday, March 5, 5:30 p.m. 
Emmanuel Parish Episcopal Church 
16 Washington St 
Cumberland, MD 
(301) 777-3364 

Monday, March 6, 7 p.m. 
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church 
308 Hanover St 
Fredericksburg, VA 
(540) 373-9021 

Wednesday, March 7, 12 p.m. 
Thomas A. Edison High School 
5801 Franconia Rd 
Alexandria, VA 
(703) 924-8000 

Wednesday, March 8, 7 p.m. 
Franconia United Methodist Church 
6037 Franconia Rd 
Alexandria, VA 
(703) 971-5151