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Festival of Women’s Voices Supports the Bridge Family Center in West Hartford

Singer in the West Hartford Women's Chorale

Please join the West Hartford Women’s Chorale (WHWC) on Saturday, March 28, 2015 when they will host a fusion of women’s choruses for the second annual Festival of Women’s Voices.

Submitted by Nancy Z. Hunt

The concert will begin at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of King Philip Middle School, 100 King Philip Drive, West Hartford. Another Octave, Glastonbury High School’s Treble Choir, Hall High School’s Voce di Coeli, and Simsbury High School’s Treble Choir will join the West Hartford Women’s Chorale, for a concert of music arranged for women’s voices. Each group will perform individually, followed by two collaborative pieces.

The concert, in its second year, brings together a combination of musical performances that showcase the beauty and range of women’s voices. This year, discretionary donations will benefit the Bridge Family Center, a West Hartford organization that supports youth and families. “We were thrilled and honored when Karen Bachman, WHWC Board President, notified us that the Bridge would be this year’s concert beneficiary. It’s an honor to be selected and a pleasure to know that these women are generously donating their time and their voices to support local causes,” said Judy Bierly, Director of Community Services and Communications at the Bridge.

The WHWC is a non-audition chorale open to all women. Under the direction of Dr. Ethan Nash, WHWC Music Director, the chorale performs major classical works, as well as traditional, jazz and contemporary music. For more information about the concert or about the West Hartford Women’s Chorale, go to www.whwchorale.org.

The Bridge Family Center was formed in 1969 to meet the needs of young people in the community who were engaged in high-risk behavior and has grown to become a comprehensive, regional, nonprofit agency offering a broad range of services to children, youth, and families in the Greater Hartford area. You can find out more about the Bridge at www.bridgefamilycenter.org.

West Hartford Women's Chorale. Submitted photo

West Hartford Women’s Chorale. Submitted photo

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