Island Chamber Singers Celebrate Ten Year Anniversary

Piano, celesta, bass, saxophone and percussion join 36 members led by Jane Lindberg, founder/director of the Island Chamber Singers.

Island Chamber Singers Celebrate Ten Year AnniversaryThe music of two popular contemporary jazz composers, Dave Brubeck and George Shearing, will complete the tenth anniversary celebration of the Island Chamber Singers.

The concert will begin with Songs and Sonnets by George Shearing and will feature seven Shakespearean sonnets, including “Live with Me and Be My Love” and “Who is Silvia?” The second half of the concert will feature Brubeck’s To Hope! A Celebration, a modern Mass with some familiar names like the “Kyrie,” “Gloria” and “Lamb of God,” plus some special Brubeck interpretations like “The Desert and the Parched Land” and “All My Hope.”

Accompanied by piano, celesta, bass, saxophone and percussion, the 36 member choral group will be led by Jane Lindberg, founder and director of the Island Chamber Singers. Featured soloists are Mary Williams and Scott Tinman as cantors.

Tickets may be purchased at the Amelia Island Welcome Center (102 Centre Street), or at the AIFBY Chamber of Commerce located near the Shave Bridge.

Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and all students are free.

Friday, March 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM; and Sunday, March 30th, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.

Both concerts will be held at the Amelia Island Plantation Chapel, located at 36 Bowman Road, in Fernandina Beach.

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