Submitted by Kate Porch
(November 13, 2022) —Save the date! The Middlesex Hospital Vocal Chords will present our annual holiday concert, “Let’s Have a Music Celebration,” on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm, at Portland High School, 95 High Street in Portland. Join us as our 80 member chorus and 8 piece band, proudly perform some of your holiday favorites. Don’t miss this concert! It’s sure to set a joyful mood for the upcoming holiday season.
Samuel Tucker, musical director, has arranged an eclectic program that showcases the wide ranging talents of this chorus. In addition to some of your holiday favorites such as “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and the classic “Please Come Home for Christmas,” selections from Handel’s “Messiah,” for the classical lovers in the audience, will round out this exciting program for your enjoyment.
Community outreach is an important part of our organization’s history. This year our dedicated members generously donated 1,107 pounds of food items and $2580 to the Amazing Grace Food Pantry. They also give of their time to sing at the annual Hospice Memorial program and Veterans Day programs in the area. Over the years, the Vocal Chords have awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Middlesex County who are pursuing a career in nursing or music, thanks to your support and the generosity of our dedicated members.
Tickets to the event are $20 and can be purchased from any member or by calling Joyce at 860-342-3120 or Diane at 860-347-2787. For more Information, go to vocalchords20.org or visit us on Facebook!. Don’t forget to “like” and “follow” us while you’re there.
Photo by Sandy Aldieri, Perception Photo