Here's what's in store.  Join us for great music!

AUGUST 4 & 5, 2017

bach and haydn

Join us for a festive program with orchestra featuring Bach's Cantata 29, "Wir danken dir, Gott," and Haydn's beloved "Lord Nelson" Mass.

August 4 and 5, 2017

St. Saviour's, Bar Harbor

7:30 p.m., with a pre-concert talk by music director David Schildkret each evening at 7 p.m.




annie leonardi-merchant, soprano

Annie hails from Southwest Harbor, Maine, and graduated from Westminster Choir College. She has since gone on to sing roles with Opera Naples and around Maine.









Miriam Schildkret, mezzo-soprano

Well-known to Mount Desert Summer Chorale audiences as both a choir member and soloist, Miriam is completing a doctoral degree in voice at Arizona State University. Recent credits include Ash Lawn Opera in Virginia.





Phil Morgan, tenor

Phil sang solos with the Mount Desert Summer Chorale in 2014. He is a graduate of Arizona State University and has been singing in New York and Germany.








Ryan Downey, bass-Baritone

Ryan has sung solos with the Mount Desert Summer Chorale in 2014 and 2015. He is completing a doctoral degree in vocal performance at Arizona State University. Among many other credits, he sings with the Grammy Award-winning Phoenix Chorale.







timothy olsen, organist

Nationally known organ recitalist Timothy Olsen returns for our 2017 concerts!  Read all about him here.

Read a review of our 2015 concerts here.