Chamber Choir Tour 2023

Chamber Choir 2023

Friday, Feb. 24 – Friday, March 3, 2023

“Lead with Love”

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The 2023 Goshen College tour features the Chamber Choir traveling to the Illinois, Kansas, and Iowa

GC Chamber Choir, directed by Dr. Scott Hochstetler,  follows in the long tradition of Goshen College Choirs. The Chamber Choir performs music from all genres and time periods with special emphasis on sacred a cappella literature. The group performs in on-campus choral concerts and represent the college on periodic tours.

Scott Hochstetler, Conductor

Scott Hochstetler, DMA, is Professor of Music at Goshen College, where he teaches in the choral, vocal and opera/musical theater programs. Dr. Hochstetler is a diverse conductor, having successfully led church, school, college, and community ensembles, and worked with singers from novice to professional. Under his direction, Vox Profundi (formerly the Goshen College Men’s Chorus) performed to acclaim at the ACDA regional convention in March 2012. Hochstetler regularly clinics choirs and has led groups on tours throughout the USA and Canada. Hochstetler guest conducted over 450 singers in the 2016 Mennonite Secondary Council Choral Festival and was the guest clinician for the IMEA Area 2A Circle the State with Song festival in February, 2020. Hochstetler has also directed the area professional chorus, St. Joseph Valley Camerata, since 2011. As a baritone, Dr. Hochstetler has performed opera and oratorio roles and given recitals in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Oregon. Most recently, he appeared with the GC Choirs and Orchestra as the baritone soloist in Brahms’ Requiem in the fall of 2019. With graduate degrees from the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, Dr. Hochstetler has studied conducting with David Rayl, Sandra Snow, Jonathan Reed, Jerry Blackstone, Theodore Morrison and Kenneth Kiesler, and he has studied voice with Leslie Guinn, Stephen Lusmann and Doyle Preheim.

Tour Itinerary (Please see the link above for a complete Itinerary)

*Dates & times subject to change

Friday, Feb. 24
7:30 PM – Mennonite Church of Normal, Normal, IL
Saturday, Feb. 25
Travel day to Kansas City, KS
Sunday, Feb. 26
9:30 AM – Rainbow Mennonite Fellowship, Kansas City, KS
7:00 PM – First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, KS
Monday, Feb. 27 
11:00 AM –  Chapel at Hesston College
7:00 PM – Hesston Mennonite Church, Hesston, KS
Tuesday, Feb. 28
7:00 PM – First Mennonite Church of Iowa City, Iowa City, IA
Wednesday, March 1
9:35 AM – Chapel at Hillcrest Academy, Kalona, IA
7:00 PM – Lombard Mennonite Church, Lombard, IL
Thursday, March 2
1:00 PM – Niles West High School, Skokie, IL
     7:00 PM – Reba Place Fellowship
Friday, March 3
     Return to Goshen College
Saturday, March 4

7:30 p.m., Tour Home Concert, Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall (watch the livestream here)


Aysia Adkins – Goshen, Indiana
Madeline Bollinger – Lenexa, Kansas
Alexa Kennel – Souderton, Pennsylvania
Maggie Lapp – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hannah Lehman – Huntington, Indiana
Augusta Nafziger – Weyers Cave, Virginia
Ana Neufeld Weaver – Bluffton, Ohio
Erin Peters – Hesston, Kansas
April Pollock – Goshen, Indiana
Fatima Zahara – Orlando, Florida

Willa Smucker Beidler – Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Irish Cortez – Goshen, Indiana
Sasha Dyck – Goshen, Indiana
Caroline Brunk Greaser – Goshen, Indiana
Julia (Hyeyin) Jun – Malaysia and South Korea
Lauren Kauffman – Goshen, Indiana
Naomi Lapp Klassen – Goshen, Indiana
Cadence Lee – Elkhart, Indiana
Sarah Miller – Kalona, Iowa
Camila Perez-Diener – Goshen, Indiana
Amelia Witmer-Rich – Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Jocsan Barahona Rosales –  Goshen, Indiana
Leif Billings – Indianapolis, Indiana
Matt Dyck – Goshen, Indiana
Jonah King – Normal, Illinois
Diego Torres – Goshen Indiana
Víctor Vegas – Ciudad Ojeda, Zulia, Venezuela
Jonathan Weaver – Portland, Oregon
Phillip Witmer-Rich – Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Quinn Wyse – Archbold Ohio

Dontaye Albert – Brooklyn, New York
Evan King – Normal, Illinois
Conrad Liechty – Goshen, Indiana
Henry Meyer – Huntertown, Indiana
Joseph Mounsithiraj – Goshen, Indiana
Sam Scheele – Fort Wayne, Indiana
Asa Schiller – Pasadena, California
Francisco Behan Morillo –  Goshen, Indiana