The 2018 Festival  will be held on Saturday April 14

Registration is now open.  You may download the registration form from the link below or register online here.  Each church/choir should submit just one registration form.  We have also added a proposed schedule for the events of April 14.  Early bird registrations receive a discount through December 17.

Registration Form


Director:  Dr. Russ Shelley

Russ Shelley began teaching in the West Coast Baptist College master’s program in 2011. He is the Elma Stine Heckler Professor of Music at Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA where he chairs the music department, conducts the Concert Choir and Choral Union, and teaches courses in music theory, music appreciation, and aesthetic philosophy. He holds bachelor degrees in sacred music and music education from Baptist Bible College, a masters degree in vocal performance from Mansfield University, and a doctorate in music education from Penn State. In addition to his work at Juniata, Russ is music director of the State College Choral Society. Through his conducting and teaching, he has worked in 31 countries. He has served as a deacon and Sunday School Superintendent at Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Huntingdon.


The Festival this year will be held in the new sanctuary of the

Cedar Hill Baptist Church of Dillsburg, PA

Interested in your church being a part of the Choir Festival?  

Contact Perry Kile, Bible Baptist Church of New Bloomfield at 717-582-8365