Invited to participate in the 250th anniversary of the birth of Mozart, the Chorale traveled to Switzerland, Germany and Austria. With special concerts in Luzerne and Bern the Chorale prepared for rehearsals in Salzburg. Performances of Mozart’s Coronation Mass and motets by American composers were held in the Salzburg Cathedral where Mozart had been the organist choir director. Concerts were under the direction of Eph Ely and conducted by Janos Czifra. The festival was repeated as it moved from Salzburg to Vienna.