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Douglas County Chamber Singers to perform Spring Concert March 22
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February 27, 2013 03:03 PM | 1094 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Douglas County Chamber Singers will celebrate their 11th anniversary season with their annual Spring Concert March 22 at 8 p.m. at Douglasville First United Methodist Church.

The Chamber Singers is a 35-member group that values musicianship, proficiency, community spirit, diversity, and enjoyment of music. The concert will consist of several popular numbers, including “Mister Sandman,” “Razzle Dazzle,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross,” “Soft Rain” and “Let Me Fly.”

The Douglas County Young Singers also will perform at the concert and celebrate their third year of service to the community. The Young Singers will be performing musical selections of “Sally Garden,” “High Hopes” and “As Long As I Have Music.” In addition, bagpiper Robert Miller be performing several musical selections.

The Chamber Singers is a satellite of the Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/Douglas County and has served the community since 2002. Since that time, the Chamber Singers has performed with the Army Ground Forces Band, has participated in community events such as September Saturdays and the lighting of the Christmas tree at the Douglas County Courthouse, performed with various local Atlanta area artists such as organist Bill Callaway, flautist Jerry Singer, saxophonist William Camp, musician and organist Trey Clegg, and Golden Bells of Atlanta handbell ringer Frank Buttler.

In June 2007, the Chamber Singers performed Mozart’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall under the direction of world-renowned conductor, John Rutter, and members of the Chamber Singers performed the Requiem again in July 2009 in Vienna, Austria. The group was invited to perform Faure’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall once again in January 2010.

Under the direction of Vickie Orme, The Chamber Singers aspire to provide high quality choral music to the Douglas County community through concerts, community events, and other venues. All concerts are free of charge and open to the public.

Please contact Vickie Orme at (770) 489-0503 or Andrea Tingen at (770) 949-3623 for more information.

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