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“Choirs of the Valley” perform Oct. 16

“Choirs of the Valley” converge for Oct. 16 performance

Contact: Peter Wordelman | Professor of Music

October 10, 2014


Kaitlin Cassidy photo / EOU Chamber Choir members performing in the 2013 concert.

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The largest “Choirs of the Valley” concert sponsored by Red Cross Drug Store is coming up Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall on campus.

Admission is free with donations accepted at the door to support Eastern Oregon University’s music scholarship programs.

“The concert promises to be fun, lively and full of wonderful singing,” said Peter Wordelman, professor of music and director of the EOU Chamber Choir.

Featured groups include the Union County Children’s Choir, Grande Ronde Community Chorus and EOU Chamber Choir.

The audience will also be treated to performances by high school choirs from La Grande, Baker, Milton-Freewater and Hermiston.

These high school choirs, including Pendleton, have joined together to form the Eastern Promise Regional Choir, a pilot project through Eastern Promise. With nearly 60 participants, the project allows students to gather once each term to rehearse and perform.

A Feb. 21 performance is planned by the Eastern Promise Regional Choir at 2:30 p.m. in the Loso Hall lobby at EOU.