Concert Celebrating Three Famous Female Songwriters

Concert Celebrating Three Famous Female Songwriters

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Canton’s Community chorus, University Chorus, will perform two spring concerts celebrating Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Dolly Parton.

The first will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall at St. Lawrence University.

The second will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at Pickens Hall, located at 83 North State Street in Heuvelton.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Led by Barry Torres, director of St. Lawrence University music ensembles, the concert will perform Carole King’s “You’ve Got a Friend,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “One Fine Day;” Joni Mitchell’s “Blue,” “Conversation,” and “Circle Game;” and Dolly Parton’s “Jolene,” “I Will Always Love You,” “Nine to Five,” “Light of a Clear Blue Morning.” Soloists will include Jennifer Blewett from Canton, Rebecca MacDougall from Colton, Beth Dixon and Sylvia Nentwick from Gouverneur, and Trinity Robin from Potsdam.

As Canton’s community chorus, University Chorus brings together the vocal talents of students, faculty and staff, and community members. Directed by Barry Torres and accompanied by M. Maxwell Howard, accompanist, they perform a varied repertoire in theme-oriented concerts, often with instrumental accompaniment, in the best tradition of American community choral singing.

For more information, contact St. Lawrence’s Department of Music at 315-229-5166.

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