‘My Jazzy Valentine’ dinner concert is Feb. 16

Feb 01, 2013
Photo by: Donated photos Voices in the Laurel Children’s Choirs will hold a Valentine’s dinner concert Feb. 16, in Waynesville. Attendees will enjoy an exploration through the jazz genre, featuring many well-known jazz classics, sung by Voices in the Laurel Choirs.

Voices in the Laurel Children’s Choirs will hold a Valentine’s concert from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the First Baptist Church, in Waynesville. Attendees will enjoy an exploration through the jazz genre, featuring many well-known jazz classics, sung by Voices in the Laurel Choirs.

The concert includes dinner.  Tickets are being sold individually ($25), for couples ($45) or a table for eight ($180.  To purchase tickets, visit www.voicesinthelaurel.org under Support Us.  Tickets may also be purchased by calling 734-9163.

A guest trio of musicians will provide music during the dinner with Ray Lyon, keyboard, Dan Iannucci, bass, and Grady Wiley, percussion.

The choirs’ musical selections include “Paper Moon,” “Side By Side,” “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got that Swing,” “Embraceable You”, a tribute to Manhattan Transfer, “Unforgettable,” “For the Longest Time” and more.

Voices in the Laurel consists of three choirs with children from five counties, based in Haywood County, under the direction of Martha Brown.

Voices in the Laurel provides choristers the opportunity to participate in performance tours all over the world. Voices has traveled to Australia, London, Paris, Spain among others, as well as various places in the United States including Hawaii, Colorado and Nashville, Tennessee. Voices in the Laurel choristers also have the privilege of singing the National Anthem at an Atlanta Braves or Cincinnati Reds baseball game each year. Voices in the Laurel is planning for a summer 2013 performance tour in New Orleans.   For information, visit www.voicesinthelaurel.org.

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