The Platteville Chorale will present a concert at Community Evangelical Free Church, 300 Pioneer Road East, Platteville, Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m.
The program will include a broad swath of “Americana”: a variety of spirituals, early American songs, folk songs and Broadway numbers. A few of the songs to be included are: “Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord,” “Ain’t Got Time to Die,” “When Jesus Wept,” “Ye Followers of the Lamb,” “America the Beautiful, “Hello Young Lovers” from “The King and I,” and “My Funny Valentine.”
Those who appreciate choral music will enjoy this event.
The Platteville Chorale has a long history in this community. It was established by the late Gerald Darrow in 1975 and has been enhancing the lives of choral singers and listeners for more than 39 years. Since 2001, it has been directed by Greg Dennis, who was raised in this community and is the son of the late William “Bill” Dennis, who was “Mr. Music” of this community beginning in the 1940s.
Kristi Hart is the current accompanist for the Chorale. The Platteville Chorale has benefited from her expertise for more than 25 years of its existence. Charter members who are still singing with the Chorale are Thomas Hickey, Dwight and Sharon Klaassen, and John Urness.
There will be no admission charge; however, donations will be welcomed and receipted.