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The Lima Symphony Chorus is a select symphony chorus consisting of 70-80 talented singers from Lima and surrounding areas led by Dr. Mark J. Suderman. The chorus presents works for chorus and orchestra in collaboration with the Lima Symphony Orchestra.

The Chorus has presented a wide range of repertoire including classical masterworks, film music, popular songs and sacred music. Recent performances include Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 Resurrection, Rachmaninoff’s “Ave Maria” from Vespers, Berlioz’s “The Shepherd’s Farewell” from L’Enfance du Christ, Holst’s The Planets, John Rutter’s Gloria, selections from Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Domine, ad Adjuvandum me Festina, and Ola Gjeilo’s Sunrise Mass.

The Lima Symphony Chorus is open to all members of the Northwest Ohio community by audition. There are no membership fees.

The chorus rehearses Monday nights from 7:30-9 PM at Elida High School. Rehearsals generally run for 10 weeks leading up to performances. The next performance will be held on Saturday April 18th, with rehearsal beginning on February 3rd.

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Julie Crawford

Allison Doerter

Lexie Herron

Suzanne Hollenbacher

Stefanie Holtz

Kay Huber

Dorothy Johnson

Judith Logan

Laura Lugibihl

Christy Meyer 

Susan Miller  

Lynn Norton

Bobbi Parker

Makenzie Regedanz

Nicole Roberts

Tina Schneider

LuAnn Stuckey

Elaine Suderman


Dr. Mark J. Suderman


Linda Allen

Natalie (Erdy) Buckholdt

Nancy Carter

Ann Dellinger

Summer Douglass

Lisa (Lehman) Driver

Karen Finn

Linda Gephart

Carol Gibson

Angie Herzog

Linda Holman

Connie Hornung

Cathy Leahy

Mary Beth Miller

Sandy Miller

Laurel Neufeld Weaver

Cathy Nihiser

Marcy Reeves

Sharon Schnell

Louise Wineland


Dr. Daeun Choi


Gary Ebbing

John Hutchinson

Kevin Kidd

Dale Long

Anthony Taylor

Brian Timpe

Tom Wyen


Phil Compton

Doug Daley

Ron Fahncke 

Bob Gibson

David Gratz

Mike Herzog 

Kent Kaufman

Perry Luhn

Mike Meckstroth

Doug Norton

Brian Reeves

David Schneider

Michael Schnell

Brent Zimmerman

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