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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

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.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

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