The Granite State Choral Society presents their fall concert "A Salute to Veterans" on Nov. 19 and 20. Under the direction of Daniel Roihl, Music Director, the program will feature patriotic numbers, battle anthems from the Revolutionary and Civil War eras, remembrances of the fallen, and songs and prayers for peace. Performances will be held on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m., at Dover Baptist Church, 151 Washington Street, Dover, and Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 34 South Main Street, Rochester, NH. Sunday's concert will also feature the Fallen Heroes Moving Wall created by N.H. Daughters of the American Revolution to honor each of the 228 New Hampshire servicemen who lost their lives in Vietnam. This wall is on display courtesy of the Mary Torr Chapter of the DAR.
Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased at First United Methodist Church, 34 South Main St., Rochester, Care Pharmacy, 161 South Main Street, Rochester, or online at http://www.gschoralsociety.org/concerts-and-events/. Veterans, current active duty military, National Guard and Reserves may purchase a discounted $10 ticket with military ID at the door or at the American Legion Post 114 in Barrington. To purchase tickets from the American Legion Post 114 please email email@example.com. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to American Legion Post 114 to support veterans' causes.
Granite State Choral Society is a nonauditioned community chorus dedicated to presenting quality choral performances, ranging in styles from classics to Broadway, and to promoting the appreciation of the choral arts. The members come from all walks of life from ages 12 and up, and range from experienced singers to novices just discovering the joys of choral singing.
GSCS encourages singers to join them in the spring when they will be performing Carmina Burana. Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, Jan. 15 at the First Church Congregational in Rochester from 4-6:30 p.m. Registration begins at 3:15 p.m. on January 15. There are no auditions. Knowledge of how to read music is not a requirement, but may be helpful. Performances are scheduled for May 20 & 21. For more information please visit www.gschoralsociety.org. ;