If you were in the audience for any of CONCORA's Masterworks concert this season, especially the sublime St Matthew Passion just a few days ago, then you know how profoundly moving it is to hear live performances of the best choral music performed by an ensemble like CONCORA.

Will you
join CONCORA and friends on April 13 to sustain this tradition of great music for our community? It's easy - and fun!  Join the party, dance, dine, sip a cocktail, take a chance on a raffle or an auction - all for the music you love.
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You're in Luck!
CONCORA's Gala Fundraiser

Friday, April 13, 2018, 6:00-10:00PM
The Pond House in West Hartford, CT

Cast your superstitions aside and join CONCORA on Friday, April 13th for an enchanted evening of music, dancing, fine food, cocktails, and live and silent auctions! Co-hosts Jermaine Woodard Jr. and Cynthia Mellon will be joined by DJ Mark Castillo, with live entertainment provided by members of CONCORA, including national musical theater performer Thomas Craig Buckley at the piano. Enjoy hors d’ouevres, dinner, coffee and dessert with cash bar. Tickets are just $80 per person; reservations are required. Tickets will remain on sale until midnight on Tuesday, April 10. 

Come and be “bewitched, bothered and bewildered.” Don’t risk 7 years of bad luck by missing the festivities!
Tickets are on sale until April 10! Seating is limited, so don't wait to reserve your seats.
Yes, I want to have fun and support CONCORA's song! Save me a seat (or two or four or more!)

is known for his versatility both on and off the stage. An actor and music director, his career has taken him throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Notable acting credits include Pinocchio (Shrek: The Musical), Mary Sunshine (Chicago), and Lumiere (Beauty and the Beast). Musical direction
includes Legally Blonde, Smoke on the Mountain, Jesus Christ Superstar, Avenue Q, Rent, and Violet. In the summer of 2016, he was the musical director for the world premiere of Heathers: The Musical School Edition in partnership with Stagedoor Manor and Samuel French Licensing.
Try Your Luck with a Raffle!

CONCORA is holding a raffle in support of all the amazing choral music we are privileged to present in this concert season. 

Raffle tickets are only $5.00 each, and the prizes are:

1st Prize: $1,000 VISA gift card

2nd Prize: $500 VISA gift card

3rd Prize: A pair of preferred-seating subscriptions to our 2018-2019 season (value $250).

To purchase raffle tickets ($5 each, $50 for a book of ten):
Send a check to the CONCORA office – be sure to write “Raffle Tix” in the memo line. Include your contact information, including email and/or phone number
Contact Gala committee chair Cynthia Mellon at
purchase raffle tickets at the gala event.

The raffle drawing will be held Friday, April 13th at the Pond House Café in West Hartford, during CONCORA's "You're in LUCK!" gala.

You need not be present to win, but we’d love to have you join us for all the fun, food, and entertainment that evening!

Here's a chance to support great choral music in our community, and maybe, just maybe, put some green in your pockets!


Thanks so much for supporting CONCORA, and good luck!


Can't make it to the party,
but still want to support CONCORA?

We offer three easy ways for you to support the event with a donation:


1 - Visit CONCORA's secure ticket site for the April 13 party; click on the the TICKETS button at upper right, where you will see how to make a quick and easy "Good Luck!" donation.


2 - Donate at CONCORA's secure giving site (add a note for "gala donation")


3 - Mail your check to the CONCORA office at 233 Pearl Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Mark "gala donation" in the memo line.


Thank you!

Make a Gala Donation
Click here to reserve tickets for "You're in LUCK!" on April 13 at the Pond House Cafe in West Hartford
Join CONCORA for a Very Special Concert

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 4:00PM
St James's Episcopal Church
West Hartford, CT

Click here for event and ticket information.
CONCORA singer and Director of Operations Christine Laird passed away on March 16, 2018 after a time of illness.  You may read Artistic Director Chris Shepard's lovely tribute to Christine's life and artistry HERE.

A service to celebrate Christine's rich artistic and community-spirited life will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 11:00am, at South Church, 90 Main Street, New Britain.
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CONCORA’s season is made possible by the generosity of the American Savings Foundation, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the J. Walton Bissell Foundation, the Andrew J. Sloper Music Fund, the Saunders Foundation, The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Connecticut DECD Office of the Arts, The William and Alice Mortensen Foundation, the City of New Britain Commission on the Arts, and the Robert C. Vance Foundation, as well as many other foundations and individuals.