May 15: St. Augustine Community Chorus performs Masterworks concert

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American Choral Sampler includes selections from twentieth and twenty-first century composers

The St. Augustine Community Chorus, one of St. Augustine’s most recognized music organizations, is proud to announce its spring performance Masterworks Concert scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15 at Ancient City Baptist Church, 27 Sevilla St., downtown St. Augustine.

AN AMERICAN CHORAL SAMPLER features selections from twentieth and twenty-first century composers:  Universty of Florida’s own Paul Basler, Randall Thompson, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Paul Halley, and Gwyneth Walker. Two selected works, A Jubilant Song by Norman Dello Joio and Alleluia by Randall Thompson, will be performed by our chamber chorale. The chorus, led by Music Director Mike Sanflippo, will be accompanied by French horn and violin soloists and a chamber orchestra.

Gwyneth Walker will be the visiting composer for this concert. Tickets are $15 advance purchase and $20 at the door, and $5 for students and active military. Advance tickets can be purchased at Sterry Piano Company, Carter’s Jewelry, Flowers by Shirley, Herbie Wiles Insurance and Southern Horticulture, or online at www.staugustinecommunitychorus.org

The St. Augustine Community Chorus has been performing choral music for St. Augustine and surrounding area since 1948.  Its performances are highly anticipated and recognized for the quality and exciting performances every year. It is made up of 100 volunteer members performing three annual concerts.

 

 

 

 

 

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