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Friday, December 9, 2011
The Harney County community concert was last Sunday afternoon, December 4. Bell ringers, orchestra and chorus sing and play. John and I are in the chorus and I forgot to ask someone to take a photo. This is the orchestra made up of community members of all ages. No auditions required. Anyone can join and make music. There are some really fine musicians in this county. And there is always a fabulous cookie reception after, coordinated by the ladies of a local church. The concert takes place in the Church of the Nazarene which has good acoustics. We had standing room only this year because there was no snow and it was sunny. The chorus sang the Hallelujah chorus, and the audience rose to their feet for the whole thing. It was very moving. If you ever have the chance to sing the Hallelujah chorus in a choir, do it!