The St. Luke’s Singers present their Spring Concert on May 21, 2017, at Wesley Methodist Church on Center Street in Bethlehem. The doors open at 2:15 p.m. Preludes begin at 2:45 p.m. and the concert begins at 3 p.m.
The St. Luke’s Singers are a hospital-based choir whose performances raise funds for various programs within St. Luke’s University Health Network. Since 1991, the Singers have raised more than a quarter-million dollars.
Proceeds from this Spring Concert will benefit St. Luke’s hospice services.
The St. Luke’s Singers will present a varied repertoire. In the sacred portion of the program, they will sing from Handel, Randall Thompson, John Rutter and John Leavitt. The second half of the concert contains: “Buffalo Gals” and “Homeward Bound” with four handed piano accompaniment, “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “They Can’t Take that Away from Me” with instrumentalists. The concert closes with “God Bless America,” arranged by Joseph M. Martin.
The Singers welcome back our brass quartet and rhythm section. Organist and accompanist, Brian C. Snyder, will be featured. Guest artists include former accompanist, Romaine Laury, and soprano Michele Giletto from the St. Luke’s Regional Breast Center.
Tickets are $12. They are available in the gift shops at the Allentown, Anderson, Bethlehem and Warren locations. Tickets may also be obtained by calling 610-759-6325.
Samuel Kennedy, Corporate Communications and Media Relations Director, Marketing & Public Relations, 484-526-4134, Samuel.Kennedy@sluhn.org
About St. Luke’s
Founded in 1872, St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, regional, fully integrated and nationally recognized network providing services at seven hospitals and more than 270 outpatient sites. The network’s service area includes Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks and Monroe counties in Pennsylvania and in Warren County in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing health education, St. Luke’s operates the nation’s oldest School of Nursing and 22 graduate medical educational programs and is considered a major teaching hospital, the only one in the region. In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke’s created the region’s first Medical School. Repeatedly, including 201t, St. Luke’s has earned Truven’s 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation as well as 50 Top Cardiovascular program in addition to other honors for clinical excellence. St. Luke’s is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of St. Luke’s information technology applications such as electronic medical records, telehealth, online scheduling and pricing information. St. Luke’s is also recognized as one of the state’s lowest cost providers in comparison to major teaching hospitals and other health systems.