After a tenure of 30 years as artistic director of the Music Club Chorus of New Castle (New Castle, PA), ALCM member Harry M. Cunningham (of Butler, PA) announced his retirement just prior to the Chorus’s 80th anniversary performance of G.F. Handel’s Messiah in Ellwood City, PA on Sunday, November 27th. He also retired in 2010 after 40 years in the Moniteau School District as a choral instructor/director. Harry still serves (now in his 38th season) as the senior choir director at the First English Lutheran Church in Butler.