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Addison County voices to offer praise for Thanksgiving

Middlebury College Community Chorus draws singers from many communities in Addison County and nearby—Brandon, Leicester, Salisbury, East Middlebury, Ripton, Goshen, Weybridge, Cornwall, Middlebury, Shoreham, New Haven, Waltham, Vergennes, Bristol, Hinesburg, and Starksboro—as well as students at the college from all parts of the U.S. and abroad.

Middlebury College Community Chorus draws singers from many communities in Addison County and nearby—Brandon, Leicester, Salisbury, East Middlebury, Ripton, Goshen, Weybridge, Cornwall, Middlebury, Shoreham, New Haven, Waltham, Vergennes, Bristol, Hinesburg, and Starksboro—as well as students at the college from all parts of the U.S. and abroad.

— The 90-voice Middlebury College Community Chorus draws singers from many communities in Addison County and nearby—Brandon, Leicester, Salisbury, East Middlebury, Ripton, Goshen, Weybridge, Cornwall, Middlebury, Shoreham, New Haven, Waltham, Vergennes, Bristol, Hinesburg, and Starksboro—as well as students at the college from all parts of the U.S. and abroad.

The chorus's annual Thanksgiving concert will be held Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m., in Mead Chapel on the college campus.

The program opens with an historic sacred text in Latin, entitled "The Ground" from the Sunrise Mass of composer Ola Gjeilo. The centerpiece of the concert will be Franz Schubert's "Mass 2 in G Major".

Members of the Champlain Philharmonic and Vermont Symphony orchestras will join the Chorus.

The program also includes Psalm 100 by René Clausen and "Hymn for America" by Stephen Paulus.

The Chorus is directed by Jeff Rehbach and accompanied by Timothy Guiles.

For more information, check on the web at http://go.middlebury.edu/communitychorus or contact Rehbach at 989-7355.

Admission is free.

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