Refreshments Following Concert
The Towne Singers is a 30-member choral group based in Chambersburg. Founded in 1970 by Jane and Chuck Butler, the group is currently under the direction of Dr. Blaine Shover, Professor of Music at Shippensburg University. Dr. Shover is Artistic Director of the Summer Music Festival, a series of three concerts presented by the Festival Symphony at Shippensburg’s Luhrs Center. He previously directed the Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers of Shippensburg University for over 40 years and started the Concord Chamber Singers of Bethlehem, Pa. Valerie Merriman, a piano teacher and performer at Cumberland Valley School of Music since 1992, is the accompanist.
The chorus is comprised of people of a wide variety of ages and professions, and presents a wide variety of musical styles. They made good will tours of Europe in 1990, 1994, 1998 and 2004, and of Canada in 2014.
We welcome The Towne Singers to our church and invite you to bring family and friends to enjoy their music.