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Five Guys fundraiser Thursday, March 16

If you are out shopping on Thursday night at the mall.. stop by Five Guys, 2000 Clements Bridge Road, Deptford, for a delicious burger (they also have veggie burgers..) and fries. Five Guys donates 10 percent of the dinner proceeds to the Gloucester County Children’s Choir. Thank you Five Guys Deptford!

Spring audition dates extended!

The Gloucester County Children’s Choir has announced that it will extend the audition dates for its Spring 2017 season until the second week in February.

The choir, under the direction of Sylvia Richardson, is currently scheduling voice placement auditions for children ages 10 to 17 on February 1 and 8 in the St. James Lutheran Church, 400 Columbia Ave., Pitman, 08071. http://www.gccchoir.com

No experience is necessary and all children from the southern New Jersey area are encouraged to participate. Auditions are for voice placement. Interested parents and guardians should call the Director at 856-589-5149 to secure an appointment. Rehearsals are held each Wednesday evening at St. James Lutheran Church in Pitman from 7 to 9 p.m..

Pieces to be performed by the choir during this spring season include the “Festival Sanctus” by John Leavitt, written for the 1988 International Choral Symposium, and “The Impossible Dream” from the musical “Man of La Mancha.”

The choir is funded, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Cultural & Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County.

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PITMAN — The Gloucester County Children’s Choir, under the direction of Sylvia Richardson, is currently scheduling  voice placement auditions for its spring 2017 and season. Children 10 to 17 are encouraged to call the Director at 856-589-5149. No experience necessary. All children are encouraged to participate. Rehearsals are held each Wednesday evening at St. James Lutheran Church in Pitman.

The choir is funded, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Cultural & Heritage Commission at Rowan College at Gloucester County.

Five Guys Deptford fundraiser Dec. 22

If you are out shopping on Thursday night at the mall.. stop by Five Guys, 2000 Clements Bridge Road, Deptford, for a delicious burger (they also have veggie burgers..) and fries. Five Guys donates 10 percent of the dinner proceeds to the Gloucester County Children’s Choir. Thank you Five Guys Deptford!

Winter Concert Sunday, Dec. 18

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The Gloucester County Children’s Choir, under the direction of Sylvia Richardson, will hold its 24th annual Winter concert on Sunday, December 18 at 4 p.m. in the Saint James Lutheran Church, 400 Columbia Ave., Pitman, 08071. The concert will feature selections that reflect the sounds of the season along with a performance by Symphony in C. Admission is free. Refreshments are provided after the show. The choir is funded, in part, by the Gloucester County Cultural & Heritage Commission through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State.  Facility is wheelchair accessible. Please contact the choir at 856-589-0353 if other accommodations are required.

GLOUCESTER COUNTY CHILDREN’S CHOIR HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS…

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The Gloucester County Children’s Choir continues to celebrate the holiday season with a performance at the annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the West Deptford Public Library which is located at 420 Crown Point Road, West Deptford, NJ 08086.

Already this year, the choir participated in a holiday tree lighting and sing-a-long at the United Methodist Communities Pitman (Pitman Manor) and the annual Pitman Santa Parade. (See photo above.)

The choir will cap off its fall/winter season with its Annual Winter Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 18 in the Saint James Lutheran Church, Columbia Ave. and Woodbury/Glassboro Road, in Pitman.

 

 

Holiday events — Pitman Manor tree lighting Nov. 30, West Deptford Public Library, Dec. 7

Come celebrate the  holiday season with family, friends, and neighbors at the United Methodist Communities Pitman (Pitman Manor) annual Tree Lighting.  The Choir will performance seasonal selections at that time. All are invited to this free event.  Stay warm with complimentary hot chocolate and treats. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. 535 N. Oak Ave., Pitman, NJ 08071. For more info call UMC Pitman at  856-589-7800.

The following week, the choir will once again participate in the annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the West Deptford Public Library which is located at 420 Crown Point Road, West Deptford, NJ 08086.