Chamber Choir to perform annual Valentine's Concert
From Contributed Reports
Thursday, February 1, 2018
The annual Valentine's Concert by the Rocky Mount Chamber Choir is scheduled to take place at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Benvenue Country Club.
The evening will begin with several duets and solos by members of the ensemble accompanied by piano, bass and percussion. Following these numbers, guests will help themselves to an hors d'oeuvre reception that will include a carving station for beef tenderloin, chicken tenders, shrimp cocktail, roasted vegetables, tomato and fresh mozzarella skewers and finger sandwiches with chicken salad and pimento cheese. Wine and beer also will be available for purchase.
Following this reception, the choir will perform a concert of love songs accompanied by piano, bass and percussion. The selections will include settings of romantic poetry and arrangements of jazz and popular tunes, including those by George Gershwin, Cole Porter and the Beatles.
People who would like to treat their Valentine to a special surprise can dedicate a song from the program especially to him or her for a contribution of $25.
Tickets for the concert are $60 per person. Seating is limited, so reservations must be made by Feb. 3. All payments must be received prior to event.
Tickets can be purchased online at rockymountchambersingers.com/events/annual-valentines-concert-fundraiser. Make your checks payable to the Rocky Mount Chamber Choir and mail to Rocky Mount Chamber Choir, P.O. Box 8228, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.