2009-04-09 / Entertainment

Welsh Choir To Perform In Welsh Run


The Welsh Choir from Delta, Pa., will present a concert at the historic Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church in Welsh Run (intersection of routes 995 & 416) near Mercersburg on Sun- day, April 26, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. The concert will be sponsored by Conococheague Institute and is open to the public. A freewill offering will be taken to help cover the travel expenses of the choir.

Organized in 1984, Côr Rehoboth was started by members of Rehoboth Welsh Chapel in Delta, Pa. Among the choir's many accomplishments is having been awarded a prize in choral competition at the prestigious Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales in Aberystwyth, Wales, in 1992. The choir has toured Wales, England, Brittany and France as well as other places.

A program on Welsh customs, dance and clothing will be presented at the Welsh Barrens Visitor/ Education Center on the grounds of Conococheague Institute, 12995 Bain Road, Mercersburg, by choir member Siân Frick on Saturday evening, April 25, along with a light meal. The evening event is by registration only.

For more information on either program call 717-328-3467 or mhartman@innernet.net.

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