Our Concerts and Events

2023–2024 Concerts & Events


Friday, May 17

Sawtelle Auditorium

Covenant Prebyterian Church, Scranton

Come enjoy a relaxed evening of favorite tunes and light refreshments as Arcadia Chorale brings our spring Pops Concert to the Sawtelle Auditorium!

Our friends in the Doug Smith Jazz Trio join us to perform tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Dean Martin and their infamous friends.

The full Chorale will alternate with soloists and small groups to present familiar favorites: "It Might as Well Be Spring," "My Funny Valentine," "Puttin' On the Ritz," "The Way You Look Tonight," and much more!

We'll have snacks and beverages – including wine and beer – available. Grab a friend and make a toe-tapping night of it!

Adults: $15

Seniors/WVIA members: $12

Student admission is free

Tickets available at the door or purchase online here.

Designer Purse BINGO fundraiser

Doors open: 12:00 pm

Games begin: 1:00pm

Saturday, April 13

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Join us for an afternoon of fun, food and maybe some loot! Try your luck at our various games and help support the Chorale during our spring Purse BINGO fundraiser. Each admission ticket gets you 15 opportunities to win – additional games available for purchase if you want to increase your chances! Feel free to BYOB, but plan to try the food and non-alcoholic beverages we'll have available for purchase. 

Questions? Call (570) 871-0350 or email us at contact@arcadiachorale.org

Advance tickets: $25

Available from Chorale members or purchase online here.

Tickets at the door: $30

Hope to see you there! 👛🍷🍰💰🤞

37th Annual 

NEPA Bach Festival: 

March 16 & 17 

Chamber  Music & Choral Concert Tickets:

Adults: $15

Seniors/WVIA members: $12

Students free

Note: Admission to Saturday's organ concert is free; a freewill donation will be taken.

Tickets available at the door or purchase online here

See below for more concert details!

NEPA Bach Festival: March 16 & 17 

Arcadia Chorale presents organ, chamber music and choral concerts celebrating the connections between J. S. Bach and composers who came before and after! Join us for a weekend of varied programming from the Renaissance to the modern age.

Organ Concert


Saturday, March 16

Elm Park United Methodist Church, Scranton

Free will offering

Our guest organist, Thomas Dressler, highlights the music of J. S. Bach on Elm Park's magnificent instrument. 

Chamber Music Concert


Saturday, March 17

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Purchase tickets here

Members of the Arcadia Festival Orchestra are featured in this eclectic program, which includes trios by Weiner, Bach and Beethoven, as well as Johann Friedrich Fasch's Concerto for Trumpet in D. 

Choral Concert


Sunday, March 17

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Purchase tickets here

Our Music Director, Matthew Rupcich, leads Arcadia Chorale in works by Palestrina, Stanford, Fauré and Bruckner. The Chorale will then be joined by the Arcadia Festival Orchestra to perform J. S. Bach's cantata, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (BWV 147) and Mass No. 3 in G minor (BWV 235).

Messiah Sing–Along


Sunday, December 17

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre

Our holiday tradition continues: Join Arcadia Chorale for our annual Messiah Sing–Along! 

We'll invite our audience to join the Chorale in singing famous choruses from the work, such as "And the Glory of the Lord," "For Unto Us a Child is Born," and of course, "Hallelujah" and "Worthy is the Lamb." 

We'll be joined by guest soloists (they'll perform the arias) and orchestra. Bring your score or purchase one at the door and get ready to sing along to Handel's masterpiece! Or simply come and listen to this glorious choral music to get you in the holiday mood. We hope to see you there!

Arcadia Chorale is proud to present this event in partnership with WVIA-FM , who will record the performance and broadcast it on Christmas Eve at 2:00pm. 

Adults: $15

Seniors/WVIA members: $12

Student admission is free

Messiah score (available at the door, limited supply): $10

Tickets available at the door or purchase online here. 

A Christmas Rose


Saturday, December 2

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Scranton


Sunday, December 3

First Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre

This year, our Christmas program centers around the Virgin Mary and the image of a rose in winter. The program will feature settings of familiar texts, such a Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, The Angel Gabriel, There is No Rose, and the Ave Maria. Traditional works by Victoria, Byrd, and Praetorius will be presented alongside contemporary pieces by Bullard, Forbes, and Lohman. 

To add to our sense of togetherness this season, please join us in singing traditional carols, such as Joy to the World and Silent Night! This beautiful, poignant program will help put you in a reflective and joyous mood. We hope to see you there!

Tickets available at the door or purchase online here. 

Takeout Pasta Dinner

11:30am to 1:00pm

Sunday, October 29

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton

Help us stay out of the red by getting into it –red sauce that is! (See what we did there?)

Support Arcadia Chorale's 2023-2024 Concert Season by purchasing a delicious takeout pasta dinner! Each meal includes a generous portion of pasta, along with meatballs, bread, salad, brownie and – of course – sauce!

Purchase tickets in advance from any Arcadia Chorale member or order online here! 

Then simply stop by Covenant Presbyterian on October 29 to pick up your meals. Easy! We'll even serenade you a little as you pick up dinner. 🍝🎶😉

Spirituals in Concert


Saturday, October 14

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton


Sunday, October 15

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre

Arcadia Chorale opens the 2023-2024 Concert Season with a fall program honoring the rich musical heritage of African American spirituals. 

The concert will explore themes of pain, hope, endurance, faith, and freedom through song, including William L. Dawson's settings of "Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit," "Soon Ah Will Be Done," and "There is a Balm in Gilead."  Join us for this powerful and engaging program.

Tickets available at the door or purchase tickets online here.