Celebrate the Music of the 20s

Posted May 4th, 2012 by Ellen Critchley  Category: Community Interest


Toledo, Ohio.  St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church hosts a Toledo Symphony Neighborhood Concert, with guest conductor Christopher James Lee.
Date:   Sunday, May 20, 2012
Time:  4:00 p.m., reception to follow
Place: 2770 West Central (between Secor and Douglas)
            parking and entrance on Chollett Drive
Tickets:  Tickets available at the door or contact the church at 419.473.1367.
               Adults $15; Students $10.
Music includes a Tribute to Irving Berlin, a George M. Cohan Salute, selections from Korngold’s “Much Ado about Nothing,” Herbert’s “American Rhapsody, Geroge Gershwin’s “Strike Up the Band,” “Charleston Rag” and “Twentiana.”  Fr. Jeremiah Williamson, Rector of St. Andrew’s, will sing “The Way You Look Tonight,” as a tribute to their young son, and students of the Toledo Symphony School of Music will perform a selection.
“We are excited to host more than 50 musicians from the Toledo Symphony and have Ann Abor resident and Detroit Symphony conductor, Christopher James Lees, as part of this special event,” says Ellen Critchley, concert committee chairperson.   “We are particularly pleased to have our own Fr. J perform, backed up by the TSO.”
St. Andrew’s continues to host concerts as a way to bring affordable music to the community and to invite some guests who could not otherwise attend.   This year, tickets have been donated to some students at McKinley School and other guests.
The public is welcome to attend the concert and the reception with the conductor and musicians.

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