POTTSTOWN PA – The Coventry Singers, a choir of about 40 voices, will present its spring concert titled “We the People,” which celebrates and honors America, during two performances scheduled this month in Boyertown and Pottstown.
Selections include patriotic music, such as “America the Beautiful,” and the “Battle Hymn of the Republic;” traditional American folk songs including “Shenandoah,” and “Every Night When The Sun Goes Down,” and gospel and hymn tunes including “We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace,” and “Simple Gifts.”
Performances are set for April 22 (2017; Saturday) at 7 p.m. in the newly restored State Theater, 61 N. Reading Ave, Boyertown; and April 23 (Sunday) at 3 p.m. in Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Rd., Pottstown. Both are free and open to the public; a freewill offering will be accepted.
The Coventry Singers is entering its 45th year of providing music to the Pottstown area. Its members have performed with Reading Choral Society and the Pottstown Symphony. Director Hannah Knauss, a music teacher at Interboro School District, was named the 2017 PMEA Outstanding Young Music Educator. Nadine Lydic is piano accompanist.
Photo from The Coventry Singers