Artistic Director, Alan Harler (Short Bio) Alan Harler, Artistic Director, Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia Alan Harler became Mendelssohn Club’s twelfth Music Director in 1988 and was named Artistic Director in 2009. Maestro Harler served for many years as Laura H. Carnell Professor and Chairman of Choral Music at Temple University’s Esther Boyer College of Music. […]

Mendelssohn Club Choir at The Church of the Holy Trinity Photo taken by: John L. Shipman                       Image URL:

Alan Harler, Aristic Director                         Image URL:     Andrea Clearfield, Compser of Tse Go La in the program RITUALS: East/West                         Image URL:               […]

Classical | Philadelphia Inquirer | 09/10/2010 Mendelssohn Club and leader Alan Harler lean in the direction of textural clarity when they shed orchestra in Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem Oct. 24 in favor of the two-piano version. See Full Article:  

Albany Metroland | 08/07/2010 But we had the massive Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia to drive it all home, and it was a firebrand of a performance. More stately than some, never over-interpreted or lugubrious, Dutoit’s pacing made the most of the musical detail, the agonized swells of the first movement pulsing from section to section, […]

LIFE|The Saratogian | 08/06/2010 Mendelssohn Club is a symphonic choir of about 120 singers. It is one of the oldest choruses in America. We perform a traditional repertoire, but we have also commissioned 45 new pieces, so we have a very wide range. Innovation is important to keep growing artistically, as well as to bring […]