Voices in the Laurel’s Spring Concert, “Sing” features classics and new music

Voices in the Laurel
Voices in the Laurel

Press release from Voices in the Laurel:

Voices in the Laurel‘s 21st Annual Spring Concert –“Sing” featuring classics, including Mozart and Dvorak, to modern, “Sing” by the Pentaronix.

The concert, May 21, is sponsored by a Grassroots Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council awarded by the Haywood County Arts Council.

Voices in the Laurel is a Haywood County based non-profit choir for young people ranging from 1st grade through 12th grade from Haywood, Buncombe, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties under the direction of Martha Brown. Voices in the Laurel is an authentic program that focuses on providing young people quality choral education in fun and innovative ways.   Laurel Strings is the string ensemble directed by Sarah Smith.

Voices in the Laurel provides choristers the opportunity to participate in performance tours all over the world. Some of the places Voices in the Laurel has performed are: with the Asheville Lyric Opera at the Diana Wortham Theater, Charleston’s “Little Spoleto” Festival, opened for Dolly Parton in her Christmas show at Dollywood, with Ronnie Milsap at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, the National Anthem, at Atlanta Braves games, at a Cincinnati Reds game, the Pacific Rim Children’s Choir Festival in Hawaii, the National Cathedral in Washington DC, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, Westminster Abbey in London, Chartres Cathedral in France, the Sydney Opera House in Australia, Madrid and Barcelona, Spain, Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland and Carnegie Hall in New York City.

This summer, the choir will also do a Sound of Music Performance Tour to Vienna, Salzburg and Prague!

The concert is Sunday May 21, 2017 at Longs Chapel United Methodist Church, Waynesville 3:00 pm
Tickets are $10 in advance $15 at the door (pending availability)
Purchase tickets by calling Suzy Bernardi at 828-734-9163 or online at
www.voicesinthelaurel.org

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