Community School of the Arts choirs to perform fall showcase concert Nov. 11

Concert: Community School of the Arts Showcase Concert
Date and time: Sunday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.
Location: Sauder Concert Hall, Goshen College Music Center
Cost:$7 adults, $5 senior/students, available at the door one hour before the concert.

Community School of the Arts choirs’ singers (beginning on the left side of the piano): Ava Miller, Jocsan Barahona, Lauren Kauffman, Alison Robinson, B. Kesler, Alex Mast, Nate Ganger, Phillip Krabill, Hannah Kurtz, Hayli Harley and Samantha Stoltzfus.
(Photo provided by the Goshen College Music Center)

Two Community School of the Arts (CSA) children’s choirs will be joined by student instrumentalists and pianists as part of the fall Community School of the Arts Showcase Concert on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.

More than 80 young singers will be performing in this concert, including CSA’s Rejoice Children’s Choir (grades 3-5), directed by Kristin Kauffman, and Shout for Joy Children’s Choir (grades 6-8), directed by Sandra Hill. The choirs will perform works for treble chorus, including arrangements of American folk songs, South African spirituals and works by Jay Althouse, David Waggoner and Mary Lynn Lightfoot. The concert will also feature a work for two pianos and eight hands by Mack Wilberg (“Fantasy on Themes from Bizet’s Carmen”) performed by CSA piano students coached by Anna Bauer, as well as CSA Suzuki String Academy students led by Suzuki Academy Director Rosalyn Troiano.

Tickets cost $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, and are available at the door beginning one hour before the concert. Goshen College faculty, staff, and students are free with valid ID.

The mission of the Goshen College Music Center is “Enriched lives and enhanced community through quality artistic programming and educational opportunities for all.” The Community School of the Arts serves hundreds of community families each season, offering private lessons, two children’s choirs, four orchestras including the Elkhart County Youth Honors and Intermediate Concert Orchestras, and Music Together® classes for preschool children in Elkhart County. Need-based scholarships are available for every CSA activity. For more information, please visit or call 574-535-7361.