June 2017

Program Notes

Piano Recital — The K-12 students of Alfredo Poblano will perform classic and modern pieces at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free. Information: 532-7273.

Young El Paso Singers Finale Concert — Young El Paso Singers Elite Ensemble, conducted by Cindy Jay, will host its final concert 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 9, at Western Hills United Methodist Church, 524 Thunderbird, accompanied by pianist Ruben Gutierrez. This is the final concert of the community youth choir, as the organization ends its run in El Paso. The performance celebrates its years serving the city, honoring founding members, alumni, the choir’s tradition of performing diverse choral offerings throughout El Paso. Admission is free. Information: 227-6002 or on Facebook at Young El Paso Singers.
  Along with choir pieces, there will be dance, theater and opera. Guest artists will also perform.
  Alumni are encouraged to come and participate in familiar songs and hopefully, join in a brush-up rehearsal at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 6.

‘Vocal Variety’ — The students of Dan Wright present a program of opera and musical theatre selections, art songs and sacred songs at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at First Christian Church, 901 Arizona (entrance on Ange), with solo, duet and trio performances, including five languages. Admission is free. Information: (713) 503-7323.

Border Chorders — The El Paso men’s barbershop and a cappella group rehearses at 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays at University Presbyterian Church, 244 N. Resler. Directed by John Eby. Singers in all male vocal ranges welcome. Information: Mitch Wilson 309-6954 or barbershop.org
  The Border Chorders are the El Paso chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society and were established in 1947. Prior choral singing experience and voice lessons are not required.

Sungold Chorus — The El Paso Sungold Chorus of the Sweet Adelines rehearses four-part harmony 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at All Saints Church, 3500 McRae. All ladies interested in making good friends and good music are invited. All ages and levels of musical background welcome. Information: 740-3216 or epsungold.org.
  The women’s chorus is dedicated to the performance of four-part barbershop harmony, musical education, and community involvement.
  The chorus is looking for new members to be a part of this long-standing organization that provides entertainment and education throughout the region. No prior musical background is necessary.

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