Voices of the Mountains Ensemble Performs at New York's Carnegie Hall & Other Venues02.03.2006
The Symphony of the Mountains chorus, Voices of the Mountains, recently sent an ensemble to perform in New York City's Carnegie Hall, one of the most revered concert venues in the world. A group of 25 singers from Voices of the Mountains was part of a 150-voice choir in a Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute concert in Carnegie Hall on January 15, 2006. The concert, directed by Dr. Timothy Sharp of Rhodes College, Memphis TN, included Randall Thompson's Testament of Freedom and a selection of spirituals arranged by Michael Tippett.
This spring, Voices of the Mountains will also sing:
? in concert with Symphony of the Mountains performing La Boheme Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3:00 PM at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon,
? four movements of Brahms' Vier Quartette Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 PM at The Paramount Center in Bristol,
? with Symphony of the Mountains performing Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem March 25 at 8:00 PM at Eastman Employee Center Auditorium in Kingsport, and
? selections from the Carnegie Hall concert Saturday, May 6 at 7:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church, Bristol.
The Voices of the Mountains is directed by Dr. Patrick Flannagan, who accompanied the ensemble to New York City. Chorus members from the greater Tri-Cities TN and Southwest VA area who participated in the concert were: Nancy Barrow, Richard Berg, Terry Coclough, Ellen Corbett, Jeri Countiss, Larry DeYonge, Judy Fischer, Diane Flannagan, Anna Gamble, Bill Gamble, Lisa Gardner, Beth Geno, David James, Lynetta Johnson, Ruth Leonard, Cathy Maine, Roy Maine, Ann Mathews, Bruce Mathews, Katie Mitchell, Larry Pierce, Florence Powell, Anne Pratt-Proctor, Betty Ringley, and Cheri Wine.
For more information about the chorus, please contact Beth Geno, 423-245-3790 and 354-1383, or Pat Flannagan, 423-652-4846. For tickets to future performances, call the Symphony of the Mountains office at 423-392-8423.