Est. 1947

Listen to MCS: Excerpt from Mendelssohn's Elijah, "Thanks Be to God," with

Kenneth Overton, Baritone, Adrienne Patino Dunn, Soprano, Janara Kellerman, Mezzo-soprano and Bryce Westervelt, Tenor

The Choir and Orchestra at Corpus Christi Church, Mineola, 2019

MCS Repertoire

The Mineola Choral Society has performed two concerts each season since 1948. Our repertoire includes both classical and popular music including Broadway show tunes. Here is a partial list of music for performances from recent years.

Bach: Wachet Auf, Dona Nobis Pacem

Beethoven: Mass in C major, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Finale

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms, West Side Story, Mass, On the Town (selections)

Bloch: Sacred Service (selections)

Brahms: German Requiem, Nänie, Schicksalslied, Liebeslieder, Neu Liebeslieder, Marienlieder

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols

Bruckner: Te Deum, Locus Iste

Dvořák: Te Deum, Stabat Mater, o.p. 58

Duruflé: Requiem, Ubi Caritas

Fauré: Requiem, Cantique de Jean Racine, Pavane

Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cecile

Handel: Messiah

Haydn: Missa Brevis, Mass in D, Missa In Tempore Belli, The Creation

Jones: Lamentations

Lauridsen: O Nata Lux

Mendelssohn: Elijah, Hear My Prayer, Verleih uns Frieden, Der 42 Psalm

Mozart: Requiem, Coronation Mass, Missa Brevis, Ave Verum Corpus, Laudate Dominum, Regina Coeli, Vesperae Solennes De Confessore

Orff: Carmina Burana

Pergolesi: Magnificat

Pinkham: Christmas Cantata, Wedding Cantata

Poulenc: Gloria

Rutter: Gloria, Requiem, Sprig of Thyme, Magnificat, Mass of the Children

Schubert: Mass in G

Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

Verdi: Stabat Mater, Messa da Requiem

Vivaldi: Gloria

Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs, Rejoice in the Lamb, Dona Nobis Pacem

We have also performed choruses from some of the great operas including Carmen, Nabucco, I Pagliacci, Il Trovatore, Lohengrin, La Traviata, Macbeth, Prince Igor, Rigoletto, Boris Godunov, Idomeneo, Cavalleria Rusticana, and Faust.

Popular music includes medleys from many Broadway shows including Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Porgy and Bess, Oklahoma, Carousel, West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, and others, We have also performed the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Marvin Hamlisch, George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Lerner & Loewe, Meredith Wilson, Jerome Kern, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland and many others.