The Heritage Voices Choir consists of 60 members from the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan and other local churches. Originally founded over 40 years ago, the choir aims to glorify a triune God through song. Their ministry includes programs for the elderly 3 to 5 times per year, in addition to the concerts performed during the Christmas and Easter seasons.
Rich TenElshof’s passion for music began before the age of 3. He has a love for traditional sacred instrumental and choral music. Rich is the director of the Heritage Voices Choir. Prior to directing the choir he sang for the Calvin College Oratorio Society in Grand Rapids, MI. He loves to play both the piano and the organ and has played in numerous concerts and participated in several recordings. He is married and has four children.
Ellis Meschke has enjoyed playing the organ since the age of 8. He studied organ at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan and began serving as church organist in Kalamazoo at the age of 15. He now enjoys playing for the Heritage Reformed Congregation as church organist and accompanying the Heritage Voices Choir. He is married and has four children.
Spring 2019 Concert Excerpts
His Mercy Is More
Afflicted Saint To Christ Draw Near
Here Is Love
No More The Grave
Sitting At The Feet Of Jesus
Christ The Sure And Steady Anchor
The Pathway of the Just
In the Shadow of the Cross