Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Calliope Feminist Choir concert

Calliope Feminist Choir concerts feature spirituals

with MUSE’s Lois Shegog

Calliope Feminist Choir 2010 Spring Concert

Saturday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 18, 4 p.m.

ARTS/West, 132 W. State St., Athens.

Reception to follow each concert.

Featuring Lois Shegog, Assistant Director of MUSE, as soloist

and guest conductor of a set of African-American Spirituals.

Tickets, sliding scale $10-$40; limited income $2-$10

available at Blue Eagle Music, Athens Book Center, Hyacinth Bean,

or call 593-6934.

Those who can are asked to PARK in the Athens Middle School lot or on the street to leave the ARTS/West lot available for those who need it. Thank you!

In addition to the spirituals set with Shegog, the program will feature old and new Calliope favorites by Suzanne Vega, the Roches, Holly Near, and Pete Seeger. Other guest musicians will include Guinevere Whitford, flute, Annah Abetti-Korpi, vocalist, Duane Bogart on harmonica, Michael Sisson on bass, and women singers from the community, who will join Calliope for the spirituals.