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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Wayzata Women's Chorus Spring Concerts Scheduled for May 16th and 17th, 2009

Submitted by Carla Erpelding

The Wayzata Women's Chorus will be celebrating spring with two lively musical events which will include Celtic selections. On Saturday, May 16th its 24th Annual Spring concert will feature "Pie Jesu", "Over the Rainbow" and "The Voice" to be presented at Wayzata Evangelical Free Church, 705 County Road 101 North, in Plymouth, MN at 7:00 p.m. Several instrumentalists will be performing with the Chorus.

On Sunday, May 17th there will be a repeat performance of the concert at Faith United Methodist Church, 2708 33rd Ave NE, St Anthony, MN at 7:00 p.m. Childcare and refreshments will be available at this concert only.

Other selections on the program will include "ABBA Forever", "May It Be" and an audience sing-a-long of familiar Irish songs. We're sure you and your family will enjoy these wonderful concerts.

Tickets are $15 for adults 18-64, $12 for student 6-17 and senior 65+. Children five and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling Carla Erpelding at 612/788-6862.

The Chorus is directed by Carole Birch and accompanied by Mary Fadden. Founded in 1985, as part of the Wayzata Community Education, this award-winning chorus is composed of women of many ages who share a love of music and enjoy performing in a variety of venues. The chorus is well respected for the depth of their repertoire. They attained the Bronze Level at the Salzburg, Austria Choral competition in 1995 and participated in the North Carolina Music Festival in 1997. In June 2006, they performed in the Southern New England Music Festival in Boston.


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