Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:46 AM

CHOO CHOO CHORUS TAKES AUDIENCE ON A MUSICAL JOURNEY

Members of the Choo Choo Chorus have created a set list of songs about places they love. Chattanoogans can hear the guys perform them in four-part harmony at their upcoming show, "Here, There and Everywhere," on Saturday, Aug. 26. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in Frierson Auditorium of Girls Preparatory School, 205 Island Ave. Their musical travel will include "Shenandoah," "California Here I Come," "Georgia on My Mind," "Tennessee Waltz," "Sitting on Top of the World," "Old Folks at Home" and, of course, "Chattanooga Choo Choo." The Choo Choo Chorus is a member of the national Barbershop Harmony Society and is an active member of the Chattanooga community music scene. In addition to three stage shows each year, the singers perform for events such as Special Olympics, Memorial Day and Veterans Day services, Lookouts and Chattanooga Football Club games, for elder-care homes and civic organizations. The two dozen singers performing Saturday will be directed by Paul Blazek, who is marking 25 years with the Choo Choo Chorus. In addition to directing, he serves as a district officer, a contest judge and sings with Nashville's barbershop chorus. Special guests at Saturday's performance will be Rooftop Records quartet from Florida. ...

News source: Times Free Press

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