Parkersburg Choral Society to hold Valentine Concert

Photo Provided The Parkersburg Choral Society will present its annual Valentine Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Vienna Baptist Church on Grand Central Avenue.

VIENNA — The Parkersburg Choral Society will present its annual Valentine Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Vienna Baptist Church, 3401 Grand Central Ave., Vienna.

The concert is free and open to the public, sponsered in part by a grant from Artsbridge, and local donors. Donations are accepted at the door.

The venue is handicapped accessible and everyone is invited to a reception following the concert.

Selections will include “O Love,” “She Walks in Beauty,” “That Ever I Saw,” “I Am Not Yours,” “All The Things You Are,” “Hold On” (featuring soloists Kristen Hainkel and Woody Wilson), “Don’t Know Why” (featuring soloist Cassie Cline) and “Blue Skies.”

The Valentine Concert also features solos and ensembles from its membership. This year soloists are Woody Wilson with “The Twelfth Of Never,” Elise Sheppard with “Christopher Robin is Saying His Prayers,” Douglas Anderson with “Die Prufung des Kussens (The Test of Kissing)” and “When I Fall in Love,” Melissa Herceg with “It Had Better Be Tonight” and Candice Bandy with “Don’t Sweetheart Me.”

Ensembles include a Richard Board arrangement of J. S. Bach “Fugue a 3,” with Melissa Herceg, flute, Richard Board, clarinet, and Robert Herceg, cello. There will also be three selections by The C-Notes (Don Hainkle, Robert Herceg, Emerson Shimp and Tom Blissett) including “Happy Together,” “Blue Velvet” and “Lida Rose/Will I Ever Tell You.”

The Parkersburg Choral Society is directed by Luke Zyla, and accompanied by David Nuss. Singers interested in joining The Parkersburg Choral Society should contact Zyla at 304-422-6117.

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