Become A Friend
Ticket prices cover only a small percentage of the total cost associated with the presentation of live musical performances. Your tax-deductible contribution to the SMC will ensure the continued availability of live classical music to the residents of Richmond Hill and greater Queens. It will also identify you and/or business as a supporter of the arts in your community.
$50 donation will entitle the donor to one free ticket to each performance
and a listing in each concert program.
$15; students/seniors $12; pre-concert sale $12. For more info: 718-849-1437
The Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill is a non-profit organization established in 1998. It is comprised of volunteer singers and non-singers drawn from Queens NY and surrounding areas. The Chorale is governed by a Board of Directors responsible for the management of the Corporation.
Sacred Music Chorale has taken up artistic residence at the historic St.
John's Lutheran Church in Richmond Hill, NY.
Why not join us?
Membership is open to all members of the community regardless of age, sex, race, religious affiliation or national origin who concur with the aims and goals of the SMC. You can join the Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill not only as a singer, but also as a sponsor, friend or patron. New singers are welcome in all voice types. Although there is no audition and an ability to read music is not a prerequisite, new members will be given a voice placement test and should be able to match and sustain a tone at a minimum.
Rehearsals are held on Saturday mornings from 10 am - 12 noon for 10 - 12 weeks prior to each performance date at historic St. John's Lutheran Church at 86-20 114th Street in Richmond Hill, NY 11418. Singing members are required to attend a minimum of one-half of the rehearsals to participate in the related performance.
To make a secure donation to the SMC over the internet, please click here.
To be placed on our mailing list or find out how you can order tickets, please write to the SMC c/o St. John's Lutheran Church.
About the Rev. Robert G. Sonnenberg
Robert G. Sonnenberg,
The Reverend Sonnenberg has served as pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church since 1971 and has been active with performing groups throughout the metropolitan area both as conductor and chorale assistant. He has a Masters Degree in Music and has studied with Jens Nygaard, of the Jupiter Symphony in NYC.