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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.


This season the chorus will sing at the Bells Brass and Bows Concert (December 10, 2022), the Mozart Requiem Concert (March 18, 2023), and The Music of John Williams Concert (April 15, 2023).

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, 

Romantic Opera Choruses, 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.


Concert dress is tuxedos for men (black shoes) and black ¾ sleeve and ¾ length black dresses for women (black shoes).

Audition Information:

The Lima Symphony Chorus is pleased to announce auditions for new singers for our upcoming 2022/23 season.


Auditions include singing a solo piece (of any type) unaccompanied, checking your range, checking pitch retention, and sight singing.  Our fall auditions will be held on September 19.

If you feel you have the right amount of experience and availability to sing with us, please email Suzanne with your contact information and the part you sing.

Auditions are held in September and January before each season.  We practice on Monday evenings from 7:30-9pm at Market St. Presbyterian Church in Lima.

If you have a strong passion for music and enjoy singing in a chorus, don't hesitate to contact Suzanne for further information.


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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