Society of St. Louis in Missouri is a choral society that was originally formed
by Dr. William Heyne in 1941 to perform the
choral works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
They are run by a board of volunteers from all walks of life that
assist in both the artistic and financial side of the Society as well as
Today they hold
the accolade of the oldest continuous choral society in the St. Louis and the surrounding area. They have widened their repertoire
to cover works by many other composers that range from various periods in
history including works they have commissioned. They are currently directed by Dr.
A. Dennis Sparger.
their concerts they can be seen performing and working with their Education
and Outreach Programs known as Giving Bach to St. Louis and Encore! They also support young soloists in
their Young Artists Awards scholarship program.
Christmas Candlelight concert is featured on the Society’s recording Gloria!