Albany Chorale to present 'Treasure' trove of Music

ALBANY -- Southwest Georgia music lovers looking for a treasure are in luck as the Albany Chorale presents "Treasures of American Music" Sunday.

The concert begins at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, located at 220 North Jackson St.

General-admission tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for senior citizens and students. Group discounts are available for advance purchase, as well.

Sunday's performances will showcase music from such American composers as William Billings, Hoagy Carmichael, George M. Cohan, Aaron Copland and William Dawson. Featured works will include spirituals, music based on works by Robert Frost and "Sing a New Song" by Josh Perry-Parrish.

In addition, the chorale will also be joined by the Lincoln Elementary Magnet School Lions Chorus, under the direction of Anita C. Moody.

"We are reaching out to the next generation of musicians in order to perpetuate the future of choral music," said Keith Walker, Chorale artistic director.

For more information, call (229) 317-6854 or (229) 347-0112 or visit www.albanychorale.org.