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May 28, 2021 - 2:23pm

With sadness, we share the news that Robert Tennen, longtime principal cellist of the Summer Chorale Orchestra, died on December 8th, 2020, from leukemia. We will miss his distinctive presence and expressive playing.

In a review of the Chorale's 2018 performance of Mendelssohn's 'Elijah...

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April 13, 2021 - 1:25pm

We recently learned of the death of longtime MDSC member Billie Lear. Billie began singing with the Chorale back in the days of John Harms and eventually became one of George Emlen's right-hand helpers. She served as treasurer of MDSC for many years and was a founding member of the board when...

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April 12, 2021 - 4:26pm

The Mount Desert Summer Chorale Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Mozart Requiem, previously scheduled for this year, until summer 2022. We want to do the Mozart when we know that we can safely...

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July 1, 2020 - 2:05pm

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Mount Desert Summer Chorale
PO Box 887
Mount Desert, ME 04660

Email our administrators, Dave and Marty Ward, at  [email protected]

Email the music director, David Schildkret, at [email protected]

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