Spring Choral concert coming to Pines church
OCEAN PINES–The Pine Tones Chorus will present its spring concert at the Community Church of Ocean Pines, on Route 589 and Beauchamp Road, Sunday, June 1, at 3 p.m.
Tickets cost $10 and will be available at the door.
The concert, “30 Years of Music and Memories,” celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Pine Tones Chorus. Photos from the chorus archives will be presented as a slide show, beginning 10 minutes before the concert.
Concert selections will include pop tunes sung in the 1980’s, such as “Bye Bye Blues,” as well as more recent hit melodies from the shows “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.”
Music in the classical, spiritual styles will include Mozart’s “Alleluia” and John Rutter’s arrangement of “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In.”
June Todd is the Pine Tones Chorus director and Cathy Morgan is the group’s accompanist. Other instruments will also support the performance with Tom Baione playing string bass, Bill Courtney, trombone and Ted Nichols on drums.
The Pine Tones Chorus includes 60 members from Ocean Pines, Ocean City and nearby areas. The Chorus has been entertaining local audiences in the Ocean Pines and Ocean City areas for 30 years, beginning in 1984. For additional information, call Chorus President, Pat Beisler at 410-208-2682, or Todd, 410-289-7373.
Funding for Pine Tones Chorus activities comes from ticket sales as well as the Worcester County Arts Council, Maryland State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. These organizations are dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive.