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Choir Manager: Susan Steffick 724-228-7351

Section Leaders:

  • Soprano: Darlene Headley

  • Alto: Jean Marie Harding

  • Tenor: Todd Gower

  • Bass: Dennis Taylor


  • President: Lori Greene

  • Vice President: Becky Long

  • Secretary: Karen Meighen

  • Treasurer: Larry Steffick

  • Marketing Director: Karen Neubauer

  • IT Manger: Bob Stark

  • Director: Parker Burroughs

  • Director: Jack Puskar

  • Musical Director: Mitchell Stecker

  • Accompanist: Darla Pepper-Miller



Mitchell Stecker

Mitchell Stecker (b.1992) serves in a full-time capacity as Director of
Music and Liturgy at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. He is an alumnus of the University of Florida, holding the degrees of, BMus, BA (Linguistics), and MMus (historical musicology with a concentration in sacred music). Additionally, Mitchell has pursued studies at the Royal Carillon School “Jef Denyn” (Mechelen, Belgium).

Currently, Mitchell also serves as the chapel musician at Pittsburgh
Theological Seminary. He has formerly held positions as organist and
choirmaster of St Mark’s Church (Episcopal) in Palatka, FL, as Carillon
Fellow at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL, and as Director of
Chapel Music at the Citadel in Charleston, SC. 

Mitchell is also active as a composer, and his works have been premiered throughout the United States and Europe; in December 2019, he published a collection of the entire biblical Psalter set to music from the shape note tradition, in a work entitled The Psalmist’s Harp

When not at the podium or keyboard, Mitchell can be found singing
shape-note music, collecting American reed organs, 3D printing, or
working with his wife Sarah on house projects in their 100-year old home in Washington.



Darla Pepper-Miller

Darla Pepper-Miller is principal Keyboardist at the Washington Symphony Orchestra and Director of Music Ministries at The Church of The Covenant in Washington, PA, where she directs the Covenant Choir (adult choir); Teens For Christ (ages 13 and up); The Covenant Kids’ Choir (children ages 4 to 12); The Jubilate Ringers (adult handbell choir); and the Covenant Ringers (teenage handbell choir).

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