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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.

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, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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