Piedmont Choral Society hosts annual free spring concerts
Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 16, 2019
7 p.m. Friday, May 17 • 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19
CONCORD — The 65-voice Piedmont Choral Society will present its annual free spring concerts on Friday at Calvary Lutheran Church, 950 Bradley St., off Branchview Dr. NE – Hwy. 3;
And again on Sunday at Forest Hill UMC, 265 Union St. North.
The group is all volunteer, with members coming from Cabarrus and surrounding counties. Joseph Judge, assistant professor of music at Pfeiffer University, is director and Dr. Don Simmons, adjunct professor of music at Pfeiffer, is accompanist.
The spring concerts will be accompanied by a string quintet, piano and organ and will feature the music of Mozart, Haydn and American composers along with several lively spirituals.
The choral group performs many times during the year, with two formal concerts and several informal events annually. All events are free, and no ticket is required.
Since 2004, more than $35,000 has been raised for local non-profits through PCS’s patriotic concerts. Local singers who wish to participate with the choir in the 2019 patriotic fundraising concerts June 20-23 are welcome to join the group for three rehearsals beginning Monday, June 3 at 7 p.m. at Forest Hill UMC. No audition is necessary, but you must call and register before that date at 704-699-6053. For more info on PCS, find them on Facebook or www.piedmontchoralsociety.org