Hellertown Lower Saucon Community Chorus
Director of HLSCC--Dan Reed has over 35 years of directing and singing experience. Dan is a graduate from Messiah College in 1987 with a Music Education degree with emphasis in vocal music. Dan's experience includes singing with multiple organizations, such as the Chamber Arts Guild of Bethlehem, the Bethlehem Opera Company, The Choristers of Upper Dublin,The Franconia-Lancaster Singers and has been hired to sing for multiple other groups. His directing experience started at a young age in high school and he has conducted many church based choirs, as well as filled in as Interim Director of the Emmaus Chorale. Dan has also acted as the assistant director of the Choristers in Upper Dublin. Dan has also acted as Worship Leader for multiple churches, and is presently the Head Worship Leader at Steel City Mennonite Church in Bethlehem.
Rehearsals begin the Friday after Labor Day.
Rich has been married for 28 years now with one adult child. His hobbies have included such things as bowling and singing karaoke for a number of years. Currently, he can be found doing numerous youth group activities with both Middle School and High School age kids at Grace Church Bethlehem, where he also a vocalist on the worship team there. His other hobbies include writing poetry and songwriting, but hasn't taken those interests very far as of yet. He has sung with the Emmaus Chorale for a number of years. More recently, he has sung with the St. John's Singers in Nazareth. Rich's background is in building construction and he has worked in many aspects of Post Frame buildings with Kistler Buildings for 30 years. He is currently happily employed by Conestoga Buildings as a Designer / Draftsman where he has been employed since September 2017. With his construction background, he likes to go on annual mission trips to Greeneville, Tennessee with both, the HS and MS kids from Grace Church. During these trips, they have built wheelchair ramps and decks for people who would not otherwise be able to afford them.