Good Shepherd Episcopal Church to host choir concert

PARKERSBURG — The Touring Choirs of the Choir School of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church of Charlotte, N.C., will offer a concert in Parkersburg on June 15 at 7 p.m.

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church at 903 Charles St. will be the site of the concert.

Talented young singers from Charlotte’s renowned youth community choir will perform a live concert featuring both sacred and secular selections. Ben Outen is the choir’s artistic director and Elizabeth Lenti is the assistant director. The concert is free and open to the public.

Now in its 24th season, the Choir School is an auditioned community choir dedicated to helping young musicians explore, achieve, develop, and mature against the backdrop of a world-class music education. St. Peter’s choristers come from every background and neighborhoods all across the Charlotte region. The school’s annual summer tour gives choristers the opportunity to grow as musicians and gain cultural awareness, confidence, and a sense of independence. Past tours have included performances in Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, New York, Canada and Great Britain. In July 2019 the MasterSingers of The Choir School will serve as Choir in Residence at Durham Cathedral in Durham, England. More information about The Choir School can be found at:

Co-host Trinity Episcopal Church will help with housing and feeding the youth and their chaperones. Good Shepherd is wheelchair accessible, air-conditioned, and has a hearing loop system. For any other information about the performance, contact Good Shepherd at 304-428-1525, ext. 10.