Saturday, May 04, 2013
“Made in America!”-Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
On May 4th and 5th, we celebrate an exciting concert saluting America and celebrating American composers! Music by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Morten Lauridsen and a new commissioned work by Dale Warland, plus spirituals, patriotic songs, folk songs and more! Saturday, May 4th, 8 pm Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church 384 Fox Chapel Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Sunday May 5, 4 pm, Ingomar United Methodist Church 1501 W. Ingomar Road Pittsburgh, PA 1237 Tickets for individual concerts are available in advance or at the door: Adults- $20 from singers or online ($22 at the door), students-$8, and free for children under 12. More Information: www.PCCsing.org
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