JOHNSON CITY –The Civic Chorale, under direction of its music director, Dr. Rodney Caldwell, will present its annual seasonal concert 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 500 North Roan St., Johnson City. The concert, titled “Holiday Favorites Old and New,” features repertoire from the 17th century to the present. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.
The Civic Chorale, founded in 1973, is the region’s premiere auditioned volunteer adult chorus. Caldwell is also the director of choral studies at Mars Hill University in Mars Hill, North Carolina.
Founded in 1973, the Civic Chorale TCC, formerly known as Johnson City Civic Chorale, is a non-profit group of auditioned volunteer singers under professional direction that contributes to the musical arts in the Tri-Cities region. Founded by Robert and Jane LaPella, the Chorale’s purpose is to provide opportunities for adult singers to perform serious choral music and contribute to the cultural environment of the area. The Civic Chorale has been the recipient of grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission through the Arts Build Communities program of the Johnson City Area Arts Council and the Arts Fund of the East Tennessee Foundation. The Civic Chorale is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. For more information, visit www.thecivicchorale.org.