- Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 October 2023 00:14
This holiday season, Skylar Bunk, Music Director of the South Hills Chorale, debuts a choral arrangement he wrote especially for the ensemble. Skylar dedicates the piece to the local arts group writing, “In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the South Hills Chorale and of the work in their community, especially during the holiday season.” The bespoke piece will be one of many heartfelt holiday choral arrangements from cultures around the world including a few familiar favorites.
Skylar was appointed last spring as Music Director after serving as Assistant Music Director and
Accompanist for eight years under Phil Aley. Skylar holds a Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the
Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University, where he studied piano, voice, and choral
conducting. He is a faculty member at the Center for Theater Arts in Mt. Lebanon, where he teaches piano and voice. Currently, Skylar is studying at Carnegie Mellon’s Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center, and is a candidate for the Certificate in Dalcroze Eurhythmics.
For sixty-three years, the 90-voice South Hills Chorale has delighted local audiences with seasonal concerts that captivate all ages. They will be performing their holiday concert ‘Sound of the Season’ on Friday, December 15 at 7:00pm and Saturday, December 16 at 1:00pm at Christ United Methodist
Church, 44 Highland Rd. Bethel Park. Tickets are $25 which can be bought at the door, online on their
About The South Hills Chorale: The South Hills Chorale is a not-for-profit organization that provides an opportunity for adults to develop and share their choral talents by performing professional-quality concerts throughout Western Pennsylvania for conventions, meetings, community events, and facilities serving seniors and those with infirmities.