Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Benefit Concert for Hospice

Thu, Nov 5th, 2009 8:00 PM EST

Tribute to Hospice -- Special Concert

Church of the Apostles
1850 Marietta Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 653-4805
Price: $Donation

Share in this unique celebration of the cycles of life & death -- & hear a WORLD PREMIERE performance!

The 1st half of the concert will feature music by The Reese Project, jazz quartet. The 2nd half will present the WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCE of "Hearts of Mercy," a new composition for Voice & Chamber Orchestra. Music & lyrics by Tom Reese. "Hearts of Mercy" is a dedication to the caring given by workers at Hospice of Lancaster County. Robin Work will be the featured vocalist. The Susquehanna Ensemble will also present "Just Before Dawn," a work for flute, violin & cello by Tom Reese. This piece was written after the passing of a dear friend last year. Other pieces include "Autumn Leaves," "Little Sunflower," "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and more.

In addition to Robin Work, vocalist, the performers include Tom Reese (flute), Rick Ney (violin), Tish Brown (viola), Laurie Haines Reese (cello), Kristen Froelich Albert (French horn) & Emery DeWitt (oboe). Singer/Songwriter Bobbi Carmitchell will present an original song called "Sunday Afternoon." Guitarist Bobby Brewer & drummer Aaron Walker join Tom & Laurie Reese in The Reese Project.

A generous portion of the proceeds will be donated to Hospice of Lancaster County.