A  coed Friends school, pre-K to 12, on 47 acres in East Falls, Philadelphia

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Virtual Performances

Students continue to practice, create, and perform. Enjoy videos of student performances, photographs of live shows, and videos from 2020-21 performances.

Lower School Winter Music Postcard

The Lower School Postcard is a video montage of musical performances created by students in PC's youngest academic division. Each grade in kindergarten through fifth presents a 2-3 minute snapshot that showcases a song, chant, game or activity they have learned this fall, and each segment is briefly introduced by music teachers Jaysen Rosario and Debbie Kaesshaefer.

Middle School Winter Concert: Sixth Grade Band and Chorus

This year, PC's Sixth Grade Band and Chorus pre-recorded their winter concert programs to accommodate Covid safety protocols. Watch the Class of 2026 perform holiday favorites in Dooney Field House and on the steps of the Richard B. Fisher Middle School.

2021 Winter Concert Photo Sets


 

Upper School Spring Concert 2021

Girls A Cappella and the Upper School Chorus offer songs for the Spring Concert. The Girls A Cappella offer a gorgeous rendition of  Corinne Bailey Rae's "Put Your Records On." In Joe Fitzmartin's last concert as Penn Charter's choral director, the Upper School Chorus closes with "Thank You for The Music" by ABBA, a fitting sendoff for the seniors, and for Fitz. 

Penn Charter Chorus

Girls a Cappella

Upper School Musical

This year's Upper School Musical – a variety show featuring music from Waitress, Mamma Mia!, Grease, Ragtime and The Jackson 5 – premieres below. Enjoy!

Middle School Play: School Days

Enjoy the Middle School's production of School Days, a series of short scenes, skits and monologues all about life in middle school, performed outdoors at several locations around campus on Friday, April 30, 2021.


 

Upper School Symphonic Band Open Rehearsal

For the first time in 411 days, the Upper School Symphonic Band rehearsed together, distanced, on Maguire Field. With seniors' families in attendance on the bleachers and countless others watching the Zoom from home, the band sounded stellar, even for a rehearsal.


 

Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Bard's forest frolic in five acts, released as a series. 

Act 1

Act 3

Act 2

Act 4

New Release: Act 5

Director – Ari Baker
Assistant Director – Holly Silberman
Video Editor – Michael Roche
Costumes – Eva Kay Noone
Original Music – Hyun Su Price
Original Art – Students from the Nature and Quakerism Class


 

Wintry Delights from Penn Charter Musicians

Penn Charter students, in a year without in-person performances,  is pleased to premier music they would have performed at the Upper School Band & Chorus Concert or at the Lower School Winter Concert, in front of family and friends in the Ball Theater.

String Ensemble

Deck the Halls

Middle School Singers

Holiday Medley

Upper School Band

"Going Home"
by Dvorak

Charter Singers

"Christmastime Is Here"
by Vince Guaraldi


 

Showcase! 

Everyone's Friday favorite with a near 15 year run, student talent is on display at Showcase.

2020 Holiday Spectacular!

Fall Showcase

Spring 2020 Showcase