COSHOCTON  — The 23rd edition of the Cardinal Chorale will be in Coshocton for a Winter Pops Concert with special guests, the Coshocton Community Choir. The concert will be Sunday, Jan. 14, at 3 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church, 142 N. Fourth St., Coshocton. The doors will open at 2:30 p.m.

The Chorale's 90-minute program will feature selections from their 2017 show, "Give Us Hope;" music that "will fill the soul and lift the spirit," as one listener described a Chorale performance. It will also be a preview of the concert they will present for the Ohio Music Education Association's professional development concert in Columbus on February 10.

Organized in the summer of 1995 by its conductor, Charles R. Snyder, the Cardinal Chorale is a select 51-voice traveling ensemble of high school and college singers. In its twenty-year history the Chorale has been invited to sing for a number of professional conferences and has performed on the campuses of Capital University, Muskingum University, Kent State University, Ohio University, and Penn State University. The Chorale has also sung for a number of state celebrations including the rededication of the Ohio Statehouse, and the state's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration in Columbus.

Current members of the Chorale come from: Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Delaware, Franklin, Licking, Marion, Muskingum, Perry, Sandusky, Scioto, and Tuscarawas counties.

Local members of the include Elizabeth Allen, Hallee Anderson, Jonathan Arnold, Hope Asbury, Michael Belt, John Bordenkircher, Michael Border, Annie Bosson, John Brems, Cameron Burkholder, Jadyn Cline, Jenna Clum, Jordan Conner, Justin Conner, DJ Esselburn, Elizabeth Ferris, Josie Fornara, Kyla Geer, Ryan Gildow, Everett Hall, Jacob Heading, Sarah Heading, Sarah Holmes, Lauren Johnson, Sarah Kittner, Logan Lawrence, Morgan Lawrence, Colin McConnell, Nathan Moses, Maggie Myers, Harrison Orand, Rowan Roberts, Shawn Smalley, Connor Wheeler, and Quinn Wherley.

There is no admission charge for the concert, but an offering will be received to help cover the Chorale's and Community Choir's expenses and to further their mission work.

For more information about the concert or the Cardinal Chorale Music Workshop, contact the Chorale office by email: or by phone: 740/623-0554.