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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 16

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Mansfield Varsity Invitational, Glen Gardens, 8:00 a.m.

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

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Mineral Wells JH at Aledo MS;
    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 at Mineral Wells JH, MWHS Ram Stadium;
    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 Everman;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

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