2017-2018 Performances

There’s nothing to build community like a group of people uniting to enjoy a common interest. BYC is no different—quite simply, it’s a group of friends who “just gotta sing!” Don’t miss these upcoming performances. You’re sure to be uplifted as you join our community of friends.

For tickets to all events, please call: 610-334-1188.

Season Concerts

  • Sunday, November 19, 2017, 4 pm

    Visions and Memories

    Location: Atonement Lutheran Church, Wyomissing, PA

    Berks Youth Chorus kicks off its 26th season by welcoming James K. Wilson, a former Director of Chorale, who returns to the BYC staff as Interim Director of Chorale. Christopher Hoster, Director of MasterSingers, and Michelle Metz, Director of Training Chorus, join Wilson and all the BYC singers in a concert that brings to mind what is important in life.

  • Sunday, February 25, 2018, 7 pm

    Cabaret Night

    Location: DoubleTree Hotel, Reading, PA

    BYC and DoubleTree Hotel offer you a night of entertainment filled with songs, food and fun! Singers from four local high school musical productions, in addition to BYC, will entertain you with songs from Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Relax in the beautiful DoubleTree Hotel, which will offer yummy, gastronomical lite fare – at no extra charge!

  • Sunday, May 6, 2018, 4 pm

    May Fling

    Location: Atonement Lutheran Church, Wyomissing, PA

    Prize-winning cellist, Daniel Bishop, a ninth grade student in the Exeter Township School District, will share the stage with BYC friends – and his mother, Mary Bishop, a BYC accompanist – in the annual spring concert. Gorgeous music performed beautifully by the youth of our community: What could be better?

Tickets for all season concerts: 610-898-7664. Non-reserved seats: General Admission – $15, Students – $10; Reserved front, center section: VIP Seating – $25

Community Engagement

  • January 10, 2018, 7 pm

    PMEA District X Chorus Read-Through

    Location: Muhlenberg High School

    Price: Free Event

    Christopher Hoster, Director of MasterSingers, will lead a rehearsal of music to be performed in the PMEA District X Chorus Festival. High School singers who have been selected to participate in the District Chorus Festival and their teachers are invited to attend.

  • Monday – Friday, June 16 -20, 2018

    Summer Sing

    Location: Hope Lutheran Church, Reading, PA (subject to change)

    Price: $10 Registration Fee

    Summer Sing, a week-long day camp, offers a fun summer experience for children who like to sing and welcomes any child with or without musical training. Camp combines serious music making and traditional camp activities such as large and small group singing, and classes in recorders, sight singing, and voice. A mini concert for family and friends is presented at the end of camp week. Each child receives an official Summer Sing t-shirt and is provided with all music and education materials.

Appearances

  • Sunday, July 2, 2017, 7 pm

    MasterSingers

    Group: Reading Pops Orchestra Concert, with Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir

    Location: Governor Mifflin High School, Shillington, PA

    Price: Free Event

  • Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7 pm

    MasterSingers

    Group: Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir Concert (Gabriel Fauré Requiem)

    Location: Calvary Lutheran Church, Laureldale, PA

    Tickets: 610-334-1188

  • Sunday, December 3, 2017, 3 pm

    Chorale

    Group: Pretzel City Barbershop Chorus Concert

    Location: Wilson West Middle School, Sinking Spring, PA

    Tickets: 610-334-1188

  • Sunday, December 10, 2017 (time and location TBA)

    MasterSingers

    Group: Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir Holiday Concert

    Tickets: 610-334-1188