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Calling All Singers: Join the 30th Annual Harvest Gospel Choir (posted September 7, 2016)

Calling All Singers: Join the 30th Annual Harvest Gospel Choir (posted September 7, 2016)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press contact: Stephanie Israel
631-727-0900
sisrael@eastendarts.org
Images available upon request

Calling All Singers
Join the 30th Annual Harvest Gospel Choir
Presented by East End Arts

(RIVERHEAD, NY, September 7, 2016) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce an open call for singers to participate in the 30th Annual Harvest Gospel Choir this fall. Vocalists are invited to join Artistic Director, Reverend Maryanne McElroy, who for 30 years has led the concert series: a non-denominational celebration that connects community members while sharing the joy of music from the soul! Participants must be available for five rehearsals and three performances. All are welcome; there are no auditions to participate. Interested singers should register at the first rehearsal on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM, held at the Friendship Baptist Church in Flanders.

All rehearsals will be held at the Friendship Baptist Church, located at 59 Anchor Street, in Flanders, NY on the following dates:
• Saturday, October 15, 6:00 – 9:00 PM (participants register at first rehearsal);
• Saturday, October 22, 6:00 – 9:00 PM;
• Saturday, October 29, 6:00 – 9:00 PM;
• Saturday, November 5, 6:00 – 9:00 PM;
• Saturday, November 12, 6:00 – 9:00 PM.

Performances take place at 8:00 PM on the following dates:
• Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Mattituck Presbyterian Church, located at 12605 Main Road in Mattituck, NY;
• Friday, November 18, 2016 at a South Fork location to be announced; and
• Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Friendship Baptist Church, located at 59 Anchor Street in Flanders, NY.

For more information about the open call for singers, visit https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/calendar/events.html/event/2016/10/15/join-the-harvest-gospel-choir-this-fall/136201.

East End Arts Harvest Gospel Concert Series has been celebrating the joy of music from the soul on the East End of Long Island since 1986. This series of free concerts features the Harvest Gospel Choir of over 70 singers and guest soloists, led by Artistic Director, Reverend Maryanne McElroy. The group will perform an eclectic mix of gospel music that should not be missed.

For more information, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/programs/harvest-gospel.html or contact East End Arts at 631-727-0900 or info@eastendarts.org.

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East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.