Spring into spring with Voices in the Laurel concert April 21

Mar 20, 2013
Voices in the Laurel

Voices in the Laurel will hold its 17th annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at Long's Chapel, 175 Old Clyde Road, in Waynesville.

Voices in the Laurel is a Haywood County-based nonprofit choir for young people ranging from first 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.

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 include the Asheville Lyric Opera at the Diana Wortham Theater; Charleston’s “Little Spoleto” Festival;opened for Dolly Parton in the Christmas show at Dollywood; with Ronnie Milsap at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville; the National anthem, annually at Atlanta Braves games; the Pacific Rim Children’s Choir Festival in Hawaii; the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.; the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York; St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan; Westminster Abbey in London; Chartres Cathedral in France; and the Sydney Opera House in Australia.  Voices in the Laurel enjoyed a summer 2012 performance tour in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain.

Tickets are $15 each and maybe purchased online at www.voicesinthelaurel.org at Support Us-Buy Tickets or by calling 734-9163. Visit www.voicesinthelaurel.org.

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