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  • Concert April 21st

    The Potomac Academy of George Mason University at The Woodlands will be performing a concert on April 21 for a thank you luncheon honoring the volunteers who give their services to the “Haven” of Northern Virginia.    The “Haven”  is a non-profit organization who offers support for the bereaved and seriously ill.   The luncheon will be held at the new and beautiful Woodlands Retirement Community.   The Potomac Academy Encore Chorale will be joined by members of the Lorton Workhouse Encore Chorale.    Encore is proud to give our our talent to such a meaningful organization.

  • Smithsonian Chorale Wows 'em at Kogod

    kogod_sc2009_00The Smithsonian Encore Chorale wowed their huge audience at their Kogod Courtyard concert at the American Art Museum on Sunday, April 26, 2009.   The sixty five singers were in glorious voice and very energized.   They began the concert with a spoof on opera,   Opera non Terrore (Painless Opera) by Phyllis Wolfe-White. It is a great ice breaker and the audience loved it.   And the singers looked like they were really having a great time up there.   Carol Gilmore, a wonderful soprano from the Lorton Encore Chorale, sang the very funny I Never Did Like Opera solo and it came off just perfectly.   Next, the singers sang a beautiful and moving rendition of the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco by Verdi.    Here was the serious side of opera.   Their phrasing was musical and their Italian was great!   Then on to Lambscapes by Eric Lane Barnes.    It is composed of four historical settingx of Mary and Her Lamb, starting out with Gregorian Chant,  followed by Handel ( Hallelujah Chorus),  Schubert ( a rendition of German Lieder) and finally Verdi ( chorus was singing Mary Had a Little Lamb in Italian)!   Ms. Gilmore again entertained with her beautiful soprano voice and lots of stage presence when she sang fantastic embellishments of Mary Had a Little Lamb, including singing the words of Mary Had a Little Lamb to the aria Sempre Libra!    It was a real treat and a hoot!   The audience loved the piece.

    Ching –A-Ring-Ching by Aaron Copland and the lovely Shenandoah followed and the singers showed lovely choral balance . Their sound was focused and full of energy.

    The Chorale closed the concert with a high energy and beautifully sung Guys and Dolls.    The singers were obviously enjoying themselves and the audience was all smiles.   Ed Villade, Jim Kinsella, and Terry Hufford opened the piece with great solo work and then the chorus dug into the piece!   Great personality, energy and stage presence.   Adelaide’s Lament got applause when Marian Kisch sang the opening with a hysterical Brooklyn accent, complete with the nasality and the women joined in with pizzazz!   They were having a ball.  Guys and Dolls ended with a rousing rendition of Sit Down, You’re Rockin the Boat and they literally rocked the Kogod Courtyard!

    With the people in the audience and all the tourists in the courtyard, there must have been 300 listening.   The singers delivered!   Brava ………Bravo!

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  • Greetings from the Western Frontier!

    staff - anderson donna copy webWhen I first read the U.S. News & World Report article, "Keeping Your Brain Fit," describing the work of Dr. Cohen and Jeanne Kelly and the benefits of arts programming for older adults, it immediately struck a chord with me (pun intended). As Laurel Lake's choral director for the last six years, I've been privileged to witness the joy, laughter, dedication, personal growth and social connectedness that choral singing inspires. We knew right away that we wanted to be part of this national movement.

    As Encore's new "Western Frontier" (for the moment, at least), we're ready to partner with local arts organizations to create new performance opportunities for adults 55+ living in the culturally rich Cleveland/Akron metropolitan area. We've already identified at least one potential performance venue, a spectacular new 425-seat auditorium that could host Encore performances for free. With the support of Jeanne Kelly and the Encore organization, we'll be developing a strategy to help Encore take root and grow in Ohio.

    So come and join the westward expansion! For more information about Encore in Ohio, feel free to give me a call at 330-655-1436. - Donna Anderson, Director
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  • Encore Dance

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    Don't be a couch potato! Get out and dance! Encore Creativity for Older Adults' dance program will begin the winter/spring season at the BalletNOVA Center for Dance on January 25, 2010. Classes meet on Mondays 2:00 - 3:00pm.

    In ten weeks, your instructor will introduce you to Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Social dance forms such as Swing and Mambo (just to name a few). You'll have the time of your life! The class, designed for adults (men and women) 55 years and above, in instructive as well as enjoyable.  Class will include a series of warmup exercises to develop proper alignment, build cardiovascular stamina, improve coordination and balance, and increase range of motion, flexibility, and strength. The class will also include experiences in guided meditation, Yoga, and Pilates.

    Click here to register now!

  • Spring Concert Set for May 28th!

    The Laurel Lake Encore Chorale will present its 6th Annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive in Hudson. The performance is free and open to the public. Audience members are invited to join the Chorale for light refreshments following the concert.

    Featured will be:  "Celebration!", a medley of American folk tunes including Skip to My Lou, Polly Wolly Doodle, Oh Susannah and Camptown Races; a very spirited "Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit"; Gordon Jacobs' "Brother James's Air," Craig Courtney's "Idyll of Praise" and "The Staff of Faith" with pipe and drum; "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's and "Over The Rainbow" from The Wizard of Oz; and a rousing rendition of Rogers & Hart's "It's A Grand Night for Singing."

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  • Join Us for Our Fourth Year at Anne Arundel Community College!

    Complete registration information for the AACC Encore Chorale is below.  You may download and print this registration form by clicking here.

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  • Encore Welcomes Laurel Lake!

    Encore Welcomes Laurel Lake!

    staff - anderson donna copy webLaurel Lake Retirement Community in Hudson, Ohio has signed an agreement with Encore Creativity for Older Adults to become the nation's first Encore affiliate outside the Washington D.C./Baltimore area.

    Encore is now poised to expand its network of older adult creative arts programs across America. Laurel Lake shares Encore's mission to provide arts opportunities for adults 55+ from a variety of religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds.

    The Laurel Lake Encore Chorale, now in its sixth season, is one of the retirement community's fastest growing wellness programs. The chorale, under the direction of Donna Anderson (picture above), currently has 50 dedicated choristers - ranging in age from 55 to 93 - and is free and open to the general public. The chorale rehearses Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. and performs two major concerts - Holiday and Spring - and other special appearances upon request.

    As an affiliate, Laurel Lake will continue to develop its choral music program with Encore's professional guidance, resources and grant writing support as needed. Going forward, Laurel Lake hopes to partner with Encore and local arts organizations to expand arts opportunities for seniors living in the culturally rich Northeast Ohio region.

    Now celebrating its 20th Anniversary, Laurel Lake Retirement Community offers a remarkable lifestyle choice for adults who wish to continue leading active lives filled with travel, fitness, volunteering, work, cultural and lifelong learning pursuits. To learn more about this not-for-profit continuing care retirement community offering multiple home styles within a 150-acre campus in historic Hudson, call 1-866-650-2100 or visit www.laurellake.org.

  • At Last We're Sailing - Well Sort of...

    JK_Sail_041809I am sure most of you at one time or another had to have your car towed. Well, last week, we had our first overnight cruise of the sailing season and we had to have our boat towed, not once.............but twice! Thank heavens for unlimited towing insurance.

    We had a fabulous sail up to Harness Creek off the South River in Annapolis, only using our engine to get out of the slip and down the channel and then into our anchorage. An absolutely heavenly sail. We dropped hook in a beautiful cove, enjoyed some wine, and fired up the gas grill. Ahh.......relaxation. (But my mind is never far from Encore!) Went to sleep with the sunset and in the middle of the night I turned my reading light on and I thought it was a little dull. So I coaxed Larry to turn the engine on to rev up the batteries.

    Nothing like sleeping on a boat! So quiet and restful. We were psyched for a great sail back.

    But when we went to start the engine in the morning, NADA. Hmmmmmmmm. So we called Tow Boat US (they're like the AAA of the water). They came out to our boat, gave us a jump start, and we were on our merry way, except we found out we had no electronics. Apparently it was more than just a dead battery. Hmmmmmm. So that meant we absolutely could not stop the engine or we would need another jump start. We were motoring down the bay and then the engine RPMs started to slow - a sign the engine is not getting fuel. And then the engine just stopped! First time out and maybe the fuel had some gunk in it from the winter clogging the filter. Usually no big deal - we carry spares, but now with the batteries dead, we couldn't restart.

    We put out the jib and sailed into Herring Bay, not far from where we keep the boat. But of course it is difficult to sail in the narrow channel and into our slip and we were a bit anxious about it. And then the wind just died. We pulled in the jib and bobbed around. We didn't want to put out the anchor because the windlass is driven by electricity and we had no electricity. And that anchor is very heavy. Not a good day. So we called Tow Boat US..... AGAIN. Twice in one day. As a conductor and former opera singer, I enjoy being in the limelight, but I truly do not enjoy all the attention you get when Tow Boat US shows up at your boat. Everyone gawks. You can see it on their faces. They're thinking "poor you"- just like when you see someone broken down at the side of the road. Tow Boat US towed us into our slip and of course by that time, the wind was coming up again. All in all, quite a season opener.

    The boat is now fixed and we will try it again today. Never a dull moment out on the water!

    All of the Encore rehearsals have been truly fantastic! The singers are really excited about the performances..........eight  in three weeks.

    The Lorton and Potomac Academy of GMU at Woodlands merged this past week to sing a great short program for the non-profit Haven volunteer luncheon at The Woodlands. The singers had a great time meeting one another and chatting at lunch. Haven of Northern Virginia offers support for the bereaved and seriously ill. Encore is a non-profit that offers an opportunity for musical excellence, great support from fellow singers and uplifting rehearsals and performances. And Haven helps people get through very difficult times. I thought our missions complemented each other. We all enjoyed ourselves and were pleased to be a part of honoring Haven volunteers.

    The Smithsonian Encore Chorale is in concert on Sunday, April 26 at 1:30pm at the beautiful Kogod Courtyard at the American Art Museum. Talk about a fabulous rehearsal at the Smithsonian this week! After vocalizes, we began with "Guys and Dolls" and they were singing so well. I stopped and asked them what they all ate for breakfast! They are ready for Sunday and I can't wait. Carol Gilmore of the Lorton Encore Chorale will be the soprano soloist and she came in to rehearse with us. She wowed us! And the Smithsonian Encore Chorale will wow their audience!

    Encore keeps exploding. We will be opening two new Encore Chorales in September. We will be at Anne Arundel Community College and hopefully we will be able to serve not only Annapolis, but Eastern Shore residents. Singers will rehearse from 2 to 3:30pm on Mondays. And we will be opening an Encore Chorale at the Schweinhaut Senior Center in Silver Spring, Maryland on Mondays from 10:30am to noon.

    And with our first affiliate Encore Chorale, Laurel Lake Encore Chorale, we have so much to look forward to. I am really going to try to travel to Hudson, Ohio and hear the Laurel Lake Encore Chorale performance on May 28 at 7:00pm. Donna Anderson, their conductor, and I are already talking about doing a joint concert in Ohio next May. I have spoken with some of my Encore singers and they all think it would be a great idea. Road Trip!!!!!

    I am so pleased to have Donna Anderson as a fellow blogger. She is doing great work at Laurel Lake and I am proud to have her as my colleague.

    Oh yes, Encore has been invited to cruise on the Celebrity Cruises' Mercury, January 2 - 11, 2010. We will be cruising from Baltimore and our first stop will be Charleston, SC. Then we go to Key West , on to Nassau, Bahamas and down to Cococay, Bahamas. We will rehearse in the mornings for one and one half hours and we will be ready for a concert at sea on January 10. Also offered will be a wonderful fitness program designed for older adults. Sounds like fun to me. Encore keeps getting better and better.

    I better sign off and go to see my great singers and friends at the Goodwin Houses. Cheers everybody!

  • "Am I Old Enough for Encore?"

    JK_Boat_042509This is a great story:   My husband was manning the Encore phone while I was out conducting and a gentleman called to ask about "Old Geezers Camp".    So I gave him a call and he asked me to wait a moment, as he was working with his new Bose speakers.    He was interested in the St. Mary's College of Maryland Encore Chorale Camp.   He told me of his barbershop experience and he had been singing for most of his life.  He told me about his beloved Dachshund and he was very happy that he would be able to do camp as a commuter.   He lives about 5 miles from the campus and he would do camp all day and then drive home.   Finally, he asked if he was old enough for the camp and I asked how old he was and his reply was    "97 years old".   I love it!   This guy has great humor and I can't wait to meet him.   My job always has so many wonderful moments!!

    Happy to report that our Saturday sail was without any hitch.   We got Cantabile up to 7 knots.   She loves the wind and she was just galloping out there.   I love that boat!

  • A Nice Note from an Encore Dance Member

    43 st marys campWhile I tend to write mostly about our Chorales' activities, I should remember our Dance/Movement Class. Here's a note received by Tiffany Haughn, our Dance Program Director, from one of her class members, Mary Hof. Nice job, Tiffany!

    Hi Tiffany,
    Thanks for the email update. I also wanted to thank you for the good exercise-dance class this week. After class some of us go to McDonalds for tea or coffee. We discussed how good the variety of exercise feels so right for us. Some of the ladies do not do other exercise during the week. They are beginning to understand how important it is at our stages and ages..I appreciate the individual attention you give each student, explaining which part of the body the exercise is to target. We all enjoy the dancing as well. Looking forward to seeing you Wed.
    Mary Hof

     

  • Spring at Last!

    jk_portrait_v2You can certainly tell it is spring around the Chesapeake Bay. The Osprey are back! I love watching them fly thru the air with large tree limbs dangling from their claws. They use these sticks to build their nests. And their nests are hurricane force strength. It is amazing how they come back to the same spot every year. That means they come back to the same day marker in the channel or the same piling on the dock. And the males and females don't even winter together. Simply amazing. But they certainly are lucky to find one another again, quickly build their nest, go at it with great delight, and then before you know it, those darling Osprey babies appear. And the parents are very very protective of their young. If we pass by their nest when we are out on the boat, they go crazy. And the Osprey are quite combative. We have seen them go at it with seagulls over a prized fish! Quite a show!

    And you know it is spring because of all the beautiful flowers in bloom. The sea grasses are starting to come up and all the daffodils are in bloom. And our many varieties of lilies are growing an inch a day. But all of this bring a lot of work. Nothing like putting down two truckloads of mulch! I thought I would never walk again. I was one big ache for a few days.

    And then there is the work on the boat. Boats have to be really really clean and shiny and beautiful. And this was the year that Larry stripped all the wood trim on "Cantabile". That sure is a long and tedious and back breaking chore. But now she is ready for six coats of varnish. We share that duty! "Cantabile" is a true beauty. There is nothing quite like being on her.

    And then there are all the concerts! Our web site lists four concerts, but we don't list the Goodwin House concerts because we cannot fit one more person in the concert hall at those concerts. The Myerberg Encore Chorale is giving two extra concerts, one at Beth El Congregation and one at North Oaks Retirement Community. And the Potomac Academy of GMU at The Woodlands is performing at a luncheon for Haven of Northern Virginia.
    So, that is nine concerts altogether. And the singers are almost ready. They are working really hard and their preparation is truly impressive. Everyone is psyched! Our first one is April 26 at the Kogod Courtyard in DC. We will wow the audience!

    All will be perfect if we can just get some warmer temperatures. But life is pretty exciting with Encore. Never a dull moment and I absolutely love it.

    I wish you all a very happy Easter.

  • Join Us at St. Mary's College of Maryland

    01_StMarysCampJune is almost here and Encore is busy gearing up for our second annual Encore Chorale Camp at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, June 16 thru June 20. With our first camp last summer being a huge success (view photo gallery here), Encore is eagerly awaiting our return to the beautiful campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Whether you have sung your entire life, or have not sung for quite a few years – whatever your level of experience is- you will be welcomed and you will love Encore Chorale Camp.  The instructors are patient , knowledgeable and entertaining.  In five days they will mold the group of singers 55+ into a polished choral ensemble, ready to perform!

    Mr. Barry Hemphill, Music Director of the the Arlington, VA Metropolitan Chorus will be the guest conductor, along with founder and director of Encore, Jeanne Kelly.  Repertoire includes the Gloria chorus from Vivaldi’s Gloria Jazz Cantate, Spirituals Ain’t that Good News and Abide With Me arranged by Moses Hogan,  Sing Me To Heaven by DC composer Daniel E. Gawthrop, and Broadway Blockbusters from Broadway’s Longest Running Shows.

  • Why It's All Worthwhile

    jk_portrait_v2I receive so many wonderful emails from our Encore singers. I just had to print this one. I started Encore to give older adults the opportunity to sing in a sophisticated atmosphere. Whether they were seasoned singers and just coming back to singing after many years or simply wanting to learn to sing, Encore was going to provide that opportunity. When I read this email, I knew Encore was accomplishing our mission.

    Below is an email I received from Bunny Sandler, an Smithsonian Encore Chorale singer...

    Ah! But here is some nice news! All my life I have always wanted to be able to spontaneously harmonize when singing a song but could never do it. If I sat next to someone who could, I could follow them along but I could never ever figure the harmony myself spontaneously, except for being able to harmonize the last note of a song or long phrase. The other day in my car, I listened to "You Are My Sunshine" and starting to sing along and sang the harmony almost perfectly --- about 90-95%!!!! Of course in the past I've heard the harmony and sometimes sang it with others, but never by myself.! I then listened to some other folk-type songs and tried to harmonize and was able to do maybe 70% correct, and got it a little better on the next verses!

    I can't tell you how thrilled I am to be able to do so, especially since this was totally unexpected, and is obviously a result of my being in the chorale.

    I was always the song leader at camp, took piano lessons for a few weeks, taught myself to play the guitar, banjo and dulcimer, not too well, but enough to sing children's folk music presentations about 40 years ago, but never have I been so proud of myself as when I sang the harmony by myself to "You Are My Sunshine! "

    Much thanks for such an unanticipated achievement!

    Bunny (Bernice Sandler)

  • August 29th - "Last Chance" for Chautauqua!

    54 chau2008Two of Encore's major summer events, the St. Mary's College Chorale Camp, and the Singing at Sea Cruise aboard the Queen Mary 2© are now (memorable) history. Now we're off to the second Annual Encore Chorale Camp at Chautauqua Institution, August 31 to September 4.  Last year’s camp was a huge success (View photos here) and this year promises to be even better.  Chautauqua is a perfect setting for Encore and we are excited to be returning.  Whether you have sung your entire life, or have not sung for a few years – whatever your level of experience is -  you will love Encore Chorale Camp. Returning again will be Dr. Barry Talley, retired Director of Musical Activities at the United States Naval Academy, who will be joining Jeanne Kelly, founder and director of Encore. Together, they will rehearse the chorale and get the singers ready for their final camp concert. Camp is five fabulous days of learning, fun and meeting new friends.

    Repertoire for the camp includes the Gloria chorus from Vivaldi’s “Gloria”, “Sing Me To Heaven” by Washington DC composer Dan Gawethrop, beautiful Appalachian folk melodies “Black is the Color”,  “The Water is Wide” and “ Hey Ho, Nobody’s Home”.   Barry Talley is arranging his very funny TV Set for SATB and the singers will perform a medley from “Westside Story”. We are waiting to see how many men we get.  We would love to do some sea chantys and have the ladies do some Gershwin. So don’t delay registering!

    AthenaeumCampers will stay at the beautiful and historic Athenaeum Hotel which sits grandly on a tree-shaded hill overlooking picturesque Chautauqua Lake. All meals will be enjoyed in the lovely hotel dining room. And last year the food was excellent. All the campers raved!   There are no entrance fees or parking fees involved. Your camp registration fee includes everything you will need for your five day stay. Parking is just a very short walk from the hotel.

    Each day begins with a breakfast, and then a dance/movement class taught by Peg Barrett-Walos, who will be returning from last year. The campers loved her. Then we rehearse for two hours in beautiful Lenna Hall. Off to lunch, and then some free time to explore Chautauqua, enjoy water sports or exercise equipment.  You can walk along the enchanting lake, or take a stroll to look at the beautiful Victorian houses and gardens. Or simply choose a rocking chair on the grand porch of the hotel and watch the world go by.  A vocal technique class will also be offered. Then campers will  do another chorale rehearsal before dinner at 6pm in the 46 chau2008dining room.  Evenings Encore offers excellent professional recitals. Tuesday and Wednesday evening the West Shore Piano Trio will return to Chautauqua again. They delighted their audiences last year.  And Thursday evening Encore will present “Unexpected Guests”, a very entertaining theater group from Jamestown, NY.  Friday afternoon at 2pm, the Encore Chorale will present its Camp Grand Finale Concert in Lenna Hall.  All concerts are free and open to the public. Important details follow:

  • Smithsonian Chorale Wows 'em at Kogod

    kogod_sc2009_00The Smithsonian Encore Chorale wowed their huge audience at their Kogod Courtyard concert at the American Art Museum on Sunday, April 26.   The sixty five singers were in glorious voice and very energized.   They began the concert with a spoof on opera,   Opera non Terrore (Painless Opera) by Phyllis Wolfe-White.   It is a great ice breaker and the audience loved it.   And the singers looked like they were really having a great time up there.   Carol Gilmore, a wonderful soprano from the Lorton Encore Chorale, sang the very funny I Never Did Like Opera solo and it came off just perfectly.   Next, the singers sang a beautiful and moving rendition of the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco by Verdi.    Here was the serious side of opera.   Their phrasing was musical and their Italian was great!   Then on to Lambscapes by Eric Lane Barnes.    It is composed of four historical settingx of Mary and Her Lamb, starting out with Gregorian Chant,  followed by Handel ( Hallelujah Chorus),  Schubert ( a rendition of German Lieder) and finally Verdi ( chorus was singing Mary Had a Little Lamb in Italian)!   Ms. Gilmore again entertained with her beautiful soprano voice and lots of stage presence when she sang fantastic embellishments of Mary Had a Little Lamb, including singing the words of Mary Had a Little Lamb to the aria Sempre Libra!    It was a real treat and a hoot!   The audience loved the piece.

  • Kogod Spring Concert April 26, 2009

    The Smithsonian Encore Chorale wowed their huge audience at their Kogod Courtyard concert at the American Art Museum on Sunday, April 26.   The sixty five singers were in glorious voice and very energized.   They began the concert with a spoof on opera,   Opera non Terrore (Painless Opera) by Phyllis Wolfe-White.   It is a great ice breaker and the audience loved it.   And the singers looked like they were really having a great time up there.   Carol Gilmore, a wonderful soprano from the Lorton Encore Chorale, sang the very funny I Never Did Like Opera solo and it came off just perfectly.   Next, the singers sang a beautiful and moving rendition of the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco by Verdi.    Here was the serious side of opera.   Their phrasing was musical and their Italian was great!   Then on to Lambscapes by Eric Lane Barnes.    It is composed of four historical settingx of Mary and Her Lamb, starting out with Gregorian Chant,  followed by Handel ( Hallelujah Chorus),  Schubert ( a rendition of German Lieder) and finally Verdi ( chorus was singing Mary Had a Little Lamb in Italian)!   Ms. Gilmore again entertained with her beautiful soprano voice and lots of stage presence when she sang fantastic embellishments of Mary Had a Little Lamb, including singing the words of Mary Had a Little Lamb to the aria Sempre Libra!    It was a real treat and a hoot!   The audience loved the piece.

    Ching –A-Ring-Ching by Aaron Copland and the lovely Shenandoah followed and the singers showed lovely choral balance . Their sound was focused and full of energy.

    The Chorale closed the concert with a high energy and beautifully sung Guys and Dolls.    The singers were obviously enjoying themselves and the audience was all smiles.   Ed Villade, Jim Kinsella, and Terry Hufford opened the piece with great solo work and then the chorus dug into the piece!   Great personality, energy and stage presence.   Adelaide’s Lament got applause when Marian Kisch sang the opening with a hysterical Brooklyn accent, complete with the nasality and the women joined in with pizzazz!   They were having a ball.  Guys and Dolls ended with a rousing rendition of Sit Down, You’re Rockin the Boat and they literally rocked the Kogod Courtyard!

    With the people in the audience and all the tourists in the courtyard, there must have been 300 listening.   The singers delivered!   Brava ………Bravo!

    CLICK ON ANY PHOTO BELOW TO LAUNCH SLIDESHOW OF THE CONCERT. CLICK ON RIGHT SIDE OF PHOTO TO ADVANCE TO NEXT.