Concert a success

Editor: A wonderful concert was held on May 28 at Sharon United Church, where over $1,200 was raised to help people in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami.  

The audience of more than 100 people enjoyed the performances of several talented members of the United Churches of Langley, as well as the newly-formed Kwantlen Alumni Symphonic Wind Ensemble.  

Thirty-three members of this ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Wayne Jeffrey,  played some beautiful music, including selections from Rossini’s Barber of Seville, Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger and O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen. 

The vocalists offered a variety of songs including the well known Over the Rainbow, Panis Angelicus and Call Me Irresponsible and a charming comedy number, Oh What a Difference Since the Hydro Came.  

At the conclusion of the concert light refreshments were served as the audience had the opportunity to meet and greet the performers.

Maureen Burgess,

for the United Churches of Langley