Monday, January 10, 2011

Two From Portland To Tour With Choir

Source: The Graphic, Portland, Indiana, March 26, 1953

Portland - Idola LeMaster and Glen Priest of Portland are members of the Earlham College Concert Choir which will present programs in four Indiana communities and in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois on its annual Spring Concert Tour which begins March 27.

The Richmond collegiate musicians will open their tour with a concert at 7:30 p.m., March 27 at the First Friends church in Indianapolis.

Sunday, March 29 they will sing for the morning worship service at The Chicago Meetinghouse and in the evening at the Evanston Meeting of Friends.

The choir will present a secular program at Peru high school Monday afternoon, March 30 and a sacred and secular program at The Union Street Friends Meeting, Kokomo, in the evening.

Tuesday evening they will complete their tour by giving a concert at The First Methodist Church, Fort Wayne.

The Earlham choir members last year were chosen to sing with the Cincinnati Symphony under the direction of Thor Johnson and will make their second appearance with this symphony in an April concert.

They also will present a television program over WLW-T in May.  The group has been popular performers on both radio and television.  They have sung for a number of Friends meetings in Indiana and annually take a concert tour.
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Idola LeMaster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ord LeMaster, West Water street, Portland.

Glen Priest, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Priest, Portland.

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