Roane Choral headed on ‘Beach Bash’

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Roane Choral Society will present two performances of “Beach Bash” on April 12.

Performances will be at 2 and 7 p.m. in Kingston Church of Christ family center at 120 W. Spring St. Admission is $15 per person and includes dessert and coffee served at guests’ tables.

Call 354-0250 or 354-0541 for reservations.

The performances will showcase well-known songs from the past, such as “South Pacific” by Rodgers and Hammerstein and “California Dreamin’” by John Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas.

Guests are sure to tap their toes and sway to the traditional Hawaiian folk song “Hukilau,” “Blue Moon” and other popular beach tunes.

Eugene Hattaway leads the Roane Choral Society as music director/conductor for his fifth season.

He is director of the Whitestone Singers and the Knoxville Nativity Pageant, assistant conductor of the CenturyMen and minister of music at Tellico Village First Baptist Church.

Slade Trammell begins his second year with the Roane Choral Society.

He holds a master’s degree in piano performance from the University of Tennessee.

He is director of choirs at Luminary United Methodist Church in Ten Mile and a faculty member at Roane State Community College.

Roane Choral Society, a nonprofit organization, encourages the appreciation, study and performance of music in area schools with monetary grants.

The Society enjoys the opportunity to enrich the community through musical presentation and depends on the generosity of the community to help defray concert expenses.