Ladies Of Lee Perform March 21

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - by Brannon Roberts, Lee University
Ladies of Lee, Lee University’s women’s ensemble will take the stage on Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lee Chapel.
Ladies of Lee, Lee University’s women’s ensemble will take the stage on Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lee Chapel.

Ladies of Lee, Lee University’s women’s ensemble will take the stage on Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lee Chapel.

The Ladies will perform various arrangements of Indian and African music, spiritual pieces, and several selections by women composers, including Susan LaBarr, Missouri Composer Laureate and wife of Dr. Cameron F. LaBarr, assistant professor of music at Lee. 

Since 1965, Ladies of Lee has traveled throughout the eastern United States with a vast repertoire displaying a diverse range of styles. Along with churches and schools, they have performed at Biltmore Estate and the United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis. They have also had the opportunity to expand their ministry in Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, Israel and the Abaco Islands.

Ladies of Lee is under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Loralee Songer. Known for her vocal talent and wide range of vocal styles, Dr. Songer teaches applied voice and conducting at Lee. 

Dr. Songer has received first place at numerous regional and state NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) competitions and recently performed at the Chinese New Year Concert at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

The concert is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact Lee University’s School of Music at 614-8240 or email at music@leeuniversity.edu.


 

 

PHOTO: Ladies of Lee perform during a 2012 concert in the Conn Center.

PHOTOS: Permagroove At Riverbend

PHOTOS: Resource At Riverbend

The first public appearance of the band Resource on the Bud Light stage at Riverbend. The band consists of high school teens who met through their churches and school with an interest in music. Most had the same Resource Class at school all with an interest in making music. The members are all from the Pisgah, Alabama area. Riverbend Festival also had a group of young junior musicians ... (click for more)

Fire Destroys Highway 58 BBQ

A fire destroyed a barbeque restaurant on Highway 58 on Friday afternoon.   Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to the Highway 58 BBQ around 6 p.m. The business is located at 4921 Highway 58. Though the business was housed in a small building, the flames and smoke could be seen from a long distance away.  Captain Teri Rose with Quint 6 said the ... (click for more)

2nd Independent Candidate May Be On Walker County Ballot

A second Independent candidate may be on the ballot for sole commissioner of Walker County in the election on Nov. 8. Perry D. Lamb, Jr. has been working toward collecting the necessary 1,640 signatures of registered voters on a petition. His campaign said he is close to the goal. Incumbent Bebe Heiskell is running an an Independent. Election officials said since she was ... (click for more)

Save Coolidge Park - And Response (2)

Last Monday morning while at work a good friend messaged me concerning a matter that I had not heard anything about dealing with Coolidge Park and its future. Apparently that night the City Council was to read an ordinance that would allow the mayor to start negotiations with the relocation of the Medal of Honor Museum. This ordinance would enable the city to lease approximately ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Tipping The Preacher

I got an unusual telephone call the other day from someone I love who asked my help in solving one of life’s delicate mysteries. It is a tough question: “How do you tip a preacher?” In the first place, you never tip a preacher. It’s the preacher who gives out the tips, helping to keep you on the straight-and-narrow in your quest to waltz through the Pearly Gates. But there are ... (click for more)