Mendelssohn Club Announces 105th Traditional Holiday Concert

"Sing and Be Merry" on Friday, December 13

DELMAR, NY (12/05/2013)(readMedia)-- The Mendelssohn Club of Albany will perform its traditional holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 13th at The Egg in Albany, NY. The Club's special guest for the evening will be The Musicians of Ma'alwyck, and the theme for this year's concert is "Sing and Be Merry."

A Capital Region tradition since 1909, and celebrating its 105th season, the 65-voice male chorus is the area's longest continuously performing arts group. An evening of both classical and popular holiday music is planned, and the concert offers a perfect way for Capital Region residents to welcome the holiday season.

"Our holiday concert is always a highlight of the season," said Mendelssohn Club president, Richard Hartnett. "The combination of a great program and our talented and very accomplished guest artist should provide a wonderful evening of holiday music for our audience."

Tickets are $18 and can be obtained by calling The Egg box office at 473-1845. Tickets prices for group sales of 10 or more tickets are $14. Please visit the Mendelssohn Club on-line at for more information.

About The Mendelssohn Club: A Capital Region tradition since 1909, the 65-voice male chorus is the area's longest continuously performing arts group. The club is composed of men from the Capital District, Hudson Valley and Berkshire regions, and performs a full range of male choral selections from around the world. The Mendelssohn Club is conducted by Jeffrey L. Vredenburg. Mr. Vredenburg is a graduate of the Crane School of Music, State University College at Potsdam, New York where he majored in Music Education, Voice, and Piano. His post-graduate education includes a Masters Degree in Curriculum & Instruction from the State University of New York in Albany and choral conducting seminars with Donald Neuen, Dale Warland, Robert Page, Gregg Smith, and Margaret Hillis. Pianist Michael Clement serves as the club's accompanist. Mr. Clement was trained at the Eastman School of Music, the University of Arizona, and the University of Southern California.