4/15/2011

An Emancipation Celebration

I am in a choir.  It's called the Sun Valley Hallelujah Chorus.  I got involved because my Dad plays piano for them.  I saw their Christmas concert, and it was so much fun, I decided I had to get involved.  We've been practicing since January for our concert, which is tonight!  It is a celebration of emancipation and black history.  We have a special guest performer, Ms. Yve Evans, who is a well-known black jazz soloist.  She is amazing and has made our final week of practices so enjoyable and entertaining.  I have a solo, and I'm really nervous.  It will be lots of fun though!  Here's a picture from our final rehearsal last night:

I'm in the upper right hand corner.  The girl with the
microphone is the daughter of our director,
practicing her lovely solo.*

See here for more information:  Sun Valley Hallelujah Chorus Celebrates Emancipation Day

*Photo was copied from the Facebook page of the Sun Valley Hallelujah Chorus. Credit for the photo goes to Cintia Scola's husband, Joe Bobber.  Many mopre photos can be viewed here in the photo album: 
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?fbid=217452398270172&id=190430627639016&aid=68515

6 comments:

Psychozoe Designs (Susie) said...

Holly, I was just looking at these same pics on your FB, lol! That's fun, something out of the everyday, and I hope your concert is a blast tonite.. I know you're gonna do great.. is anyone videotaping it? I wanna see your solo

Cosmictadpole said...

Thanks Susie! I'm really excited. If you saw the other photos, then you probably saw pictures of my Dad, too. He's at the piano. I'm pretty sure the show will be videotaped, and as soon as someone posts it to YouTube, I'll post the link here :)

Zombie said...

Sing it!

Cosmictadpole said...

Thanks Zombie! Never expected to get support from a complete stranger, much less a mindless brain-eating one ;)

Psychozoe Designs (Susie) said...

lol!

Ramona Memories said...

This was just an initiation time for you. You know about initiations, don't you? They make them really hard so that, even if you don't come out the way you expected (or projected), it's ok to say, HEY I TRIED, DIDN'T I? AT LEAST THAT'S SOMETHING!
:)
I'm cheering you onwards and forwards, Girl!
big hugs
Ramona