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“Only Light, Only Love” – Winter 2019

Songs of Light, Love, and Freedom Sunday, January 20, 2019, 3:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701-3799 Our Winter Concert features music about light, love, and freedom; its centerpiece is based on the words of Martin Luther King Jr.: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate […]

January 13, 2019 Announcements

Good evening everyone & welcome to Winter Concert Week! I know you are as excited as I am to have worked so hard this semester learning challenging and beautiful music with the help of Allan, Deb, Professor Hammonds, our section leaders, our social chairs, and our own attention in and out of rehearsals! Thank you […]

December 16, 2018 Announcements

Hello everyone! Welcome to the great thaw of 2018! Lots of announcements this week, so without further ado here we go… Tomorrow evening, we will have a longer than usual rehearsal, from 7:30 – 10:00 p.m. Doors will open at 7:10. If you arrive after the doorkeepers have joined the rehearsal after 7:35, please text […]

December 9, 2018 Announcements

Good morning to all – I hope you are staying safe and warm and are able to enjoy the beauty of this snow without having to deal (too much at least so far) with the hassle of the snow! Please take note of the rehearsal cancellations policy from our WVC Handbook: Rehearsal Cancellation Policy In […]

November 18, 2018 Announcements

Dear friends,   It’s me again!  Amy is working her way home from Barcelona and looks forward to seeing us at Judea Reform tomorrow night.  In the meantime, two important announcements: 1. Tickets for our winter concert will be distributed at rehearsal by Membership Liaisons on Monday night.  Allison Mangan (A1) is our Ticket Manager and […]

November 4, 2018 Announcements

Greetings from Ithaca, NY on the first day of the end of Daylight Savings Time – After a crisp fall day of apple picking and cider tasting with my brother and his family here, I’m sending you this week’s announcements. I’m sorry to miss rehearsal tomorrow evening. Y’all enjoy! 1) Rehearsal Usual time and place […]

October 28, 2018 Announcements

Good afternoon friends, Special Spooky Edition of this week’s Announcements — Rehearsal – Get under the Spell! Costumes welcome! Bring your ghoulish, terrifying, or just plain strange costumes to our supernatural Halloween-week rehearsal. Doors will open at 7:10. If you materialize at the front doors after 7:35 you must communicate with your mysterious mobile device […]

October 21, 2018 Announcements

Good afternoon! Here are this week’s announcements… coming to you from Austin, Texas where I’m visiting my daughter Allana this weekend. 1. Rehearsal Rehearsal begins at 7:30 pm tomorrow evening, Oct 22nd, at Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham. Doors will open at 7:10 and if you arrive after 7:35, please text Amie […]

October 14, 2018 Announcements

Good evening friends, Short announcements for this week: 1) Rehearsal Please note that Lenora Helms Hammond will be back tomorrow evening to work with us. Let us welcome her with our great questions and energized singing!  As usual, doors will open at 7:10 for rehearsal and if you arrive past 7:35, please text Amie T’s […]

October 7, 2018 Announcements

Good evening friends, Announcements for this week: 1. Retreat! Thank you to Allan and Deborah for a wonderful day of music-making on Saturday, and to Leah and Catherine for handling the location and luncheon logistics, and to all for pitching in to make it a terrific day. It was a thrill to be together for […]