VIENNA, VA – OCTOBER 12, 2010: The Vienna Choral Society (VCS) invites you to the first event of its 2010–11 concert season, “Will Sing for Food: A Concert for the Hungry and Homeless.”
This specific concert is a two-day event, with an art sale and silent auction featuring authentic, native, Haitian art. The artists featured are Castera Bazile, Wilson Bigaud, Etienne Chavannes, Jacques-Richard Chery, Levoy Exil, and Dieuseul Paul. The art includes large and small paintings, sculptures, metalwork, beaded ceremonial flags, vases, and other decorative and boutique pieces.
What : Two-day art and music event
October 29 : VCS-sponsored Haitian Art show and sale, 7:00 to 10:00 pm
October 30 : VCS Concert, “Will Sing for Food,” 7:30 pm
Haitian Art sale and Silent Auction, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (and during intermission and after concert)
Where : Church of the Holy Comforter, 543 Beulah Road, NE, Vienna, VA 22180
Ticket Info : Admission is free to the art sale. Only the concert requires tickets.
Adults $20, seniors and students $15, families $35
Buy at the door or in advance through VCS at www.viennachoralsociety.org
Event Info : 703-255-5508
Media Info : Sohini Baliga, 703-622-8562, firstname.lastname@example.org
About The Vienna Choral Society:
A not-for-profit musical organization, VCS provides high-quality music for events sponsored by the Town of Vienna, community organizations, and the residents of Vienna and surrounding communities. VCS offers music for public entertainment and personal enrichment, to promote greater appreciation and enjoyment of good music by the general public and to join with other organizations in giving time and talent to programs and activities that benefit the community. VCS members come from all backgrounds and walks of life. VCS is a member of the Arts Council of Fairfax County, the Northern Virginia Choral Alliance, The Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce and the United Way.
About the Friends of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer:
The Friends of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti designs and implements projects in collaboration with HAS’ mission of improving the health and well-being of the people in Haiti’s Artibonite Valley. The Hôpital Albert Schweitzer is a model for health care facilities in developing countries around the world. An integrated rural health system, HAS provides medical care and community health and development programs for more than 300,000 impoverished people in the Artibonite Valley of central Haiti. Visiting medical professionals from North America and abroad work with a permanent Haitian staff of almost 550. Financial support comes from partner organizations and private individuals around the world.