Choral concert set for Oct. 22


Griffin Choral Arts, under the direction of Dr. Stephen J. Mulder, will present “An American Celebration” Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at The Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor Street in Griffin.

Special guests The Carroll Symphony Orchestra (Terry Lowry, artistic director) join the choir to present music celebrating our American heritage and our diversity. The performance features Randall Thompson’s “The Testament of Freedom,” as well as selections by Copland, Stephen Foster, and John Phillip Sousa, and settings of distinctly American texts arranged by Jester Hairston, Mack Wilberg and Kevin Memley.

Tickets are $15 general admission (all ages) at the door or in advance in Griffin at Artistic Flowers and Gifts, Safehouse Coffee Roasters and First United Methodist Church; in Barnesville at Goggans Florist; and in Zebulon at A Novel Experience bookstore.

Griffin Choral Arts is an auditioned, region community chorus founded in 2007. The mission of Griffin Choral Arts is to bring “the best choral music to the community.”

For more information about Griffin Choral Arts, phone 888-SING1-88 or visit