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Vocal Majority to perform Oct. 23

September 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News: Award-winning men's chorus The Vocal Majority will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School.Special to The Community News: Award-winning men's chorus The Vocal Majority will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School.

The Doss Heritage and Culture Center will host the eleven-time gold medal winning men’s chorus, The Vocal Majority, on Oct. 23.

Begun in 1972, The Vocal Majority is an all-volunteer, 100+ voice male a cappella chorus known for its mastery of technically demanding close harmony. Its repertoire encompasses music from the classics to jazz, patriotic to sacred, rounded out with standards and Broadway pops. It has sung throughout the United States,Canada, Great Britain and Scotland. It sang with the Atlanta Symphony before 135,000 people in Atlanta’s Olympic Centennial Park and has had its own holiday special televised on CBS.

“We are so pleased to again bring a musical group of this caliber to Weatherford,” said James May, president of the Doss Board of Directors. “Seeing them here in our own backyard makes them accessible to our community.”

“It’s a great opportunity for Sunday school classes, families and friends to get together to enjoy the music,” said Betsy Pedigo, Operations Manager at the Doss. New Doss Heritage and Culture Center members receive one free ticket with their membership and members will have a special section at the concert.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School, located at the intersection of I-20 and Bethel Road in Weatherford. Tickets are $25 each. Tickets can be purchased from any DHCC Board Member, at the DHCC during regular business hours, or online at www.dosscenter.org.
The mission of the James and Dorothy Doss Heritage and Culture Center, a Texas History Museum, is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Parker County through cultural and educational events that raise community awareness and pride in our western heritage. For more information, visit the Web site at www.dosscenter.org or call 817-599-6168. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens. The address is 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford.

Sports Calendar

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

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