The Bury Concert Band are once again performing to raise much needed funds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) and this time they will be joined by the Aquarius Singers. This is the fourth annual event which will take place at a wonderful new venue, the Apex, in Bury St Edmunds.
The popular event hopes to raise around £2,000 for EACH. This years event looks set to be another amazing evening with a selection of music from Glenn Miller, The Sound of Music, South Pacific and Oliver.
Approximately 2 hours long, the concert will also include a 20 minute interval.
The Bury St Edmunds Concert Band formed in 1991 comprises of 40 members from the ages of 16 – 90. The Band includes woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments and they regularly perform in the Bury St Edmunds area and in particular every summer in the Abbey Gardens.The Aquarius Singers was formed in 1999 by their musical director, Gill Garside.
They have performed a number of large-scale choral works including Faure’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Schubert’s Mass in G, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Stainer’s Crucifixion. Over the years they have raised thousands of pounds for local charities. This will be the first time the two groups have joined forces to perform at this excellent venue and support the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.
Doors open at 7:00 for a 7:30 start. Tickets are £10 for Adults and £5 for children. They can be purchased from the Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds or from the Apex website – www.theapex.co.uk
Nikki Brown, Fundraiser for EACH said: “The concert is incredibly popular and we are delighted to have the support of the Bury Concert Band and the Aquarius Singers to raise vital funds for EACH. I would advise you buy your tickets in advance to make sure you are able to enjoy this wonderful evening!”
For further details just contact the EACH Fundraising office on 01473 237 242 or firstname.lastname@example.org