29 March 2008 - MacKillop
Senior College Hall 8:00 pm
EARTH HOUR WAS CELEBRATED with
a CANDLELIGHT CONCERT
Hastings Choristers &
visiting youth choir Young Voices of Melbourne performed in a special concert
on Saturday 29 March at McKillop Senior College
hall Port Macquarie.
INTO THE SKY was a
great concert but one with a difference.....lights out to celebrate
Mark O'Leary, conductor of Young
Voices of Melbourne, was thrilled at the prospect of a candlelight concert
and was not disappointed - "it was a wonderfully atmospheric evening
and it was great to be part of it" he said.
Visiting American composer
& master Hammer Dulcimer player Malcolm Dalglish was on tour with the
Young Voices of Melbourne and had eagerly anticipated his first visit to Port Macquarie.
The audience enjoyed a
special Saturday evening full of Malcolm's wonderful folk
music - all original compositions.
A professional pianist and
percussionist accompanied the singers along with Malcolm on
Local choirs who participated thoroughly enjoyed working with the repertoire
and guaranteed local music lovers a concert with a difference - brim full of fabulous
folk music with a strong environmental theme.