The fourth annual summer event to support the Blair Concert Chorale and the Blair Concert Chorale Children's Choir will be held on Saturday, July 31 at 6:00 PM in the gardens at the home of Lisa and Don Woomer. The evening will be a mid-summer party in a beautiful setting. Members of the chorale and other committee members will provide hors d'oeuvres and desserts.
Mary Kay O'Connor is chairing the event with members of the Chorale and the Board of Directors of the Blair Concert Chorale serving as committee members. The party will kick off the seventh season of Maestro Jeffrey Webb and will introduce the Chorale's exciting production of Chess, a Broadway show in Concert. Jennifer and Scott Pappal, directors of the Blair Concert Choral Children's Choir will provide music for the evening.
Summer Party sponsors include: Janie and Lee Hite, Janice Martin and John Kepler, Serena and Joe Stevens, and Lisa and Don Woomer.
Members of the Blair Concert Chorale Summer Party Committee are (from left): Steven Helsel, Mary Kay O'Connor, Sally Williams, Terry Beers, Sally Gardner and Kathy Rutter
Reservations are $50 per person and can be obtained by calling the Blair Concert Chorale office at 814.944.7851 or through the Chorale's web site at www.blairconcertchorale.org.
On October 23rd the Chorale will perform Jazz Favorites with the Altoona Area High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Larry Detwiler at the Mishler Theatre. The Blair Concert Chorale and the Blair Concert Chorale Children's Choir will perform the annual holiday concert on December 11 at the Wolf-Kuhn Theatre in the Misciagna Family Arts Center at Penn State Altoona. On April 2, 2011 the Chorale will present Chess in Concert at the Mishler Theatre. Finally, on May 6, 2011, the Blair Concert Chorale Children's Choir will conclude the season with their annual concert at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
Auditions for Blair Concert Chorale will be held August 2. Call or email the BCC office for additional information.