South Hadley, MA

Director: Catherine Melhorn

“Marienwurmchen (Lady Bug)” by Johannes Brahms

About Director Catharine Melhorn
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Catharine Melhorn, retired in 2006 as long-time Choral Director at Mount Holyoke College, presently serves as President of the American Choral Directors Association, Massachusetts chapter. A graduate of Smith College with advanced degrees from UC Berkeley and the University of Illinois, she has led Mount Holyoke choirs on tours to China, South America, Eastern and central Europe, England, Wales, Costa Rica and throughout the US and Canada. Between 1987 and 1992, Ms. Melhorn was founder and director of the highly successful Mount Holyoke Children’s Choir. 2012-13 is her seventh season directing the South Hadley Children’s Chorus.

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  • In German–WOW!! The music made me realize how poignant the words are!

  • What a great song! Wonderful job!!!

  • phil cote

    Sehr gut! Danke East Choir.

  • What a great group!

  • Sehr schoen meine liebe Michelle!!!

  • lovely job East Choir!

  • love these kids <3

  • Greg Williams

    Nice work East choir!

  • Sarah

    Great job kids! You sound great. All of your hard work has paid off.

  • Darlene

    Wonderful East Choir!

  • Great job kids!

  • Michael Jarvinen

    Nice German pronunciation!


    I vote for the South Hadley Children’s East choir because they did pretty well for a young group.

  • Wynton Jarvinen

    I used to be in West Choir. my sister was in East. They did a great job. 🙂

  • This program is sponsored in part by:

    Additional support is provided by: A grant from The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts from the Raymond E. and Mildred G. Clark Foundation Fund and the Members of WGBY.