Lee University Children's Chorale Auditions Set For Aug. 27 & Sept. 3

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Registration and auditions for Lee University Children's Chorale will be held Tuesday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Sep. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Curtsinger Music Building, room 200. No appointment is necessary to audition.  

Lee University Children's Chorale is a community choir, established in 1996 to provide supplemental singing experiences for children, grades 1–12.

 Focusing on vocal development, musical training, and performance, the enrichment program is directed by Joy Gibbons.

Mrs. Gibbons has over 25 years of experience as a music educator in the private sector.  She has served as pianist, organist and choir director at churches in the Atlanta and Chattanooga areas.

“The greatest reward of my many years in music education is the privilege of encouraging hundreds of students to develop a love of music for a lifetime,” said Mrs. Gibbons.  

Mrs. Gibbons asks that students grades 4-12 be prepared to sing a familiar song of their choice at the auditions. Children grades 1-3 are not required to audition.

Tuition for the semester is $100 per student.

For more information, please call the Lee University School of Music at 614-8240 or email Mrs. Gibbons at jlsgibbons@gmail.com.  


Chattanooga State Kimball Announces Early College Open House

Chattanooga State Community College announces an Early College Open House on Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. CST at the Chattanooga State Kimball Site at 2100 Main St. in Kimball. College representatives will be on site to answer questions, assist with dual enrollment grant applications and process registrations on the spot.  Chattanooga State's Early College Program gives students ... (click for more)

GNTC Awards Grads In Nine NW Georgia Counties

May has been a tour of the highways across Northwest Georgia for the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation. The largest college in the region has spent thousands this year on 29 graduates from high schools in nine different counties in its service area.  Georgia Northwestern Director of Institutional Advancement Jason Gamel says it’s all about rewarding deserving ... (click for more)

EPB Seeks 3.5% Rate Increase; First Since 2011

EPB on Friday morning asked its board of directors to consider a 3.5 percent rate increase to monthly electric power charges for customers, effective July 1. The board is set to vote on the measure in June. For residential customers who use 1,000 kWh of electric power in a month, this adjustment will reflect an increase of about $3.50 on their monthly bills. The 3.5 percent ... (click for more)

New CARTA Service To Enterprise South Industrial Park Has "Medium" Success So Far

CARTA officials said its new bus service from downtown to the Enterprise South Industrial Park is meeting with "medium" success thus far. Lisa Maragnano, executive director, said there have been 313 riders on the routes that began at the first of the month. That includes 241 getting aboard downtown in the early morning and 72 riding from Enterprise South in the afternoon. ... (click for more)

Don't Make A Mockery Of Memorial Day

We're told Memorial Day is the day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in order that we, as Americans and others around the world, might live free, unshackled (invisible or otherwise) and without oppression. But how is that so when so many in America continue to be denied those freedoms? Others whose family and friends made the ultimate sacrifice? Their surviving families ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Chincoteague Mourns ‘Dude’

In the span of a person’s life, there are some things that simply can’t be explained to be totally understood. And of all the spectacles I have ever personally witnessed, one of the best is that day in late July when they “pen the ponies” at Chincoteague Island, Va. I’m serious. Over 50,000 people watch every year as volunteer “Saltwater Cowboys” swim the wild ponies to the mainland ... (click for more)