River Singers to start its 24th year

WESTMINSTER WEST — The multi-generational world music choir, River Singers, led by Mary Cay Brass, is starting their 24th year of singing diverse, soulful, thrilling world music.

The fall session will focus on an eclectic blend of village music from Eastern Europe, freedom songs, processionals and spirituals from the African continent, work songs from the Caucasus mountains of Georgia and a mix of pub carols, Appalachian tunes and the exciting gospel music from Montpelier Gospel Choirs' John Harrison.

This non-audition community choir meets Tuesdays, from 6:30-8 p.m., beginning Sept. 29 at the Westminster West Church. The fall session will culminate in two exciting concerts at the newly renovated Next Stage performance space in Putney on Dec. 12 and 13.

Singers are welcome from middle school age and up.

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