Category: Updates

Make Them Hear You – Musical Theatre Showcase

Six members of the Cardinal Chorale staff will present Make Them Hear You: A Musical Theatre Showcase on Thursday, June 2 & Friday, June 3, at Ridgewood High School, 602 Johnson Street, West Lafayette.  Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Matthew Downing, Haley Evans, Peter Hampton, Erin Jobes, Chad Putka, and Joshua Senn will perform a variety of songs from stage… Read more →

Reunion Weekend 2016

Most of us arrived before 1:00 to prepare ourselves for the lengthy day ahead of us. We traversed from near and far through rain and snow to make music. After a brief sharing of stories, hugs, and joys we prepared ourselves for practice. With music in one hand, pencil in the other, and water bottle on the floor next to… Read more →

The Cardinal Chorale Post Christmas Concert

It was another cloudy when the members of the Cardinal Chorale gathered in Pickerington. After about four months apart we were all very glad to see each other again. After unloading our uniforms, filling up our water bottles, and organizing our music, we set out trying to accomplish the impossible and prepare for the concert. We took a bit of time… Read more →

Cardinal Chorale Concert – December 29th, 2015

The Cardinal Chorale, under the direction of Charles R. Snyder of Coshocton, will be returning to Epiphany Lutheran Church in Pickerington, Ohio for a concert on Tuesday, December 29, at 7:00 p.m.  The program will include songs from their summer workshop at Muskingum University and their June tour of northeastern Ohio. While this concert does not feature Christmas music, it… Read more →

The Cardinal Chorale – Touching Hearts

October, 2015 While the Chorale’s legacy is still being written, touching the hearts of audience members – and each other – seems to be a constant. England, Wales, and France: June 27-July 8, 1998… Toward the end of the tour, we sang a concert at St. Bartholomew the Great, the oldest parish church in London.  By chance, a musician from… Read more →

Cardinal Chorale Workshop Repertoire

The Cardinal Chorale Music Workshop Concert, 2015 “Light Your World! Thursday, 30 July, 2015 7:00 p.m.  Sandra Wolfe Thompson Theatre, Caldwell Hall Muskingum University As We Are Walking in the Light Lift Up Your Eyes The Lord Is My Light Lean on Me Love Is a Light Go Light Your World – Joey McClain Honor and Glory This Little Light of… Read more →

Musical Theater Showcase

On June 12, 2015 Cardinal Chorale staff members Matt Downing, Haley Evans, Peter Hampton, Erin Jobes, Chad Putka, Josh Senn, and Jen Sper presented “One Enchanted Evening – a Musical Theatre Showcase,”  in the Ridgewood High School auditorium.  The evening featured songs from new shows such as Wicked, Legally Blonde the Musical, and Seussical, as well as classics including: You’re… Read more →

Chorale Mission: Fostoria Surprise

As an alumna of the Cardinal Chorale, I used to lament the idea of a final concert with the young men and women who shared the stage with me. How sad it was, to be parting ways for the last time. No more goosebump-inducing crescendos, no more road trips, no more fond looks from across the risers. Now? I laugh… Read more →

Encore! and the new Cardinal Chorale

Monday, 11 May, 2015   Hello!   It’s been an “interesting” seven weeks.   In mid March, after we had sent materials for our second Encore! experience, we received a message from Pastor Brown at Hallowed Hills, site of last summer’s Encore!  He informed us that renovations needed to be completed before the camp could open.  While he thought they would be open by… Read more →