KC will commemorate 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day with concert Nov. 11
Kilgore College will present a special choir concert Nov. 11 in Longview to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day.
The concert, “The Great War: A Concert for Veterans Day,” will feature KC’s Chorale and KC Connection as well as East Texas Men in Harmony.
The concert is free and open to the public, set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church of Longview.
Through music and spoken word, the concert will honor veterans from WWI to the present.
The concert will include an Honor Guard detail by VFW Post 4002 from Longview.
Featured performers will include sophomore Julia Fulgham of Kilgore, and KC faculty members Dr. Mary Heiden, Melanie Sullivan and Jonathan Kaan.
The concert will feature patriotic pieces such as “God Bless America,” as well as WWI-era tunes such as “Blue Skies” and ‘What’ll I Do.”
Dr. Zach Marshall directs the KC choirs.
About the KC Chorale:
Since its creation in 1968, the KC Chorale has performed regularly in the greater Kilgore/Longview area. The group has toured regionally, nationally and internationally. It most recently completed a concert tour in April to New Orleans, La.
About the KC Connection:
KC Connection is the college’s newest music ensemble. This auditioned ensemble specializes in vocal jazz pop a cappella and will perform at various events on and around the college campuses this school year.
About East Texas Men in Harmony:
The "East Texas Men in Harmony" is comprised of men from all over the East Texas area who sing “barbershop harmony.” They perform at civic clubs, corporate parties, awards banquets and other events. The chorus is an affiliated chapter with the International Barbershop Harmony Society with more than 750 chapters and 24,000 members. The group is directed by Richard Light.
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