Chidren’s Choir presents musical tribute to love March 15

Online Staff Report

Rock Valley Children’s Choir presents a musical tribute to love in their 10th annual Singers Songbook concert, “Let Me Call You Sweetheart,” at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15, at First Presbyterian Church, 406 N. Main St., Rockford.

A freewill offering will be taken for the Rock Valley Children’s Choir Scholarship Fund.

The Rock Valley Children’s Choir was established in 2002 by Leah Baskin and Dean Durst.

Beginning as one small choir, the program has grown to four separate choruses that encompass grades 1-12, now directed by Baskin. Each choir operates during the fall and spring semesters, rehearsing once a week and performing in several concerts per semester.

The Rock Valley Children’s Choirs formed a partnership with the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center in 2006. Mendelssohn provides office and rehearsal space and processes choir registration.

Posted March 14, 2012

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