Advent recitals continue at Holy Cross Dec. 19

Published 10:54 pm Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Wanda May, soprano, and Jeanette Shackelford, piano, will present Sacred And Spiritual Songs on the Bach’s Lunch Wednesdays at Noon Advent Recital Series at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Tryon, Wednesday, Dec. 19 at noon.

Musical selections will include Basque carol Gabriel’s Message, traditional spiritual Behold that Star, and a selection from Handel’s Messiah.

In addition to singing in area churches and community choruses, May is well-known in Tryon as a former business owner, community volunteer and advocate for downtown Tryon. Shackelford is actively involved in music and the arts in western North Carolina. Both are members of Holy Cross Episcopal Church and The Foothills Music Club, of which Shackelford serves as president.

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These 30-minute Advent recitals are free, and all are invited to attend.  A box lunch will be available for purchase.

For more information, please call the Holy Cross Episcopal Church office at 828-859-9741. The church is located at 150 Melrose Avenue, Tryon, NC.

– article submitted by Susie Mehnke