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FMC Chorale members rehearsing at Tryon Presbyterian Church. From left to right: sopranos Fran Creasy, Elaine Jenkins, Jeanette Comer, Meryt Wilson, Elizabeth Gardner; altos Ellen Harvey Zipf, Janet Joens, Susie Mahnke, Nancy Walburn, Jeanette Shackelford and Mary Meyers (seated). Not pictured are sopranos Carole Bartol and Gwen Suesse.  (Photo by John Gardner.)
FMC Chorale members rehearsing at Tryon Presbyterian Church. From left to right: sopranos Fran Creasy, Elaine Jenkins, Jeanette Comer, Meryt Wilson, Elizabeth Gardner; altos Ellen Harvey Zipf, Janet Joens, Susie Mahnke, Nancy Walburn, Jeanette Shackelford and Mary Meyers (seated). Not pictured are sopranos Carole Bartol and Gwen Suesse. (Photo by John Gardner.)

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Harpist accompanies FMC Chorale at March 14 organ recital

Published 10:03am Monday, March 11, 2013

Lelia Hall Lattimore, harpist, will be accompanying the Foothills Music Club Chorale during the organ recital program on Thursday, March 14, at 3 p.m. at Tryon Presbyterian Church on Harmon Field Road in Tryon.

The concert is free to the public.

Lattimore, a freelance musician, is principal harpist with the Asheville Symphony, the Hendersonville Symphony, the Brevard Philharmonic and the Johnson City Symphony.

FMC Chorale director, Rita Stobbe, and harpist, Lelia Lattimore, prior to rehearsal on Feb. 28. (Photo by Ellen Harvey Zipf.)
FMC Chorale director, Rita Stobbe, and harpist, Lelia Lattimore, prior to rehearsal on Feb. 28. (Photo by Ellen Harvey Zipf.)
Harpist Leila Hall Lattimore will perform at FMC’s recital.
Harpist Leila Hall Lattimore will perform at FMC’s recital.

 

She also makes regular appearances with the Asheville Lyric Opera and the Asheville Choral Society.

Lattimore is founding director of the Blue Ridge Harp Ensemble, which has been delighting audiences for 20 years.

The FMC Chorale, directed by FMC member Rita Stobbe, is thrilled to have Lattimore accompany them for three choral numbers from Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols.”

– article submitted by Ellen Harvey Zipf

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