Choir first per­for­mance raises £1,400

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT -

ACHOIR made its first pub­lic ap­pear­ance and raised over £1,400 for char­ity.

The Chess Val­ley Univer­sity of the Third Age Sing­ing For Plea­sure Choir per­formed in the Broad­way Bap­tist Church, The Broad­way, Che­sham.

The Chess Val­ley U3A Choir led by Kathryn Ox­ley sang a va­ri­ety of pieces in­clud­ing the Hal­lelu­jah chorus from Han­del’s Mes­siah and Kathryn Ox­ley sang The Magic of the MGM Mu­si­cals.

Deb­bie Fox, flautist, per­formed Mu­si­cal Post­cards, pieces from around the world and Daniel Ho­gan, pian­ist, played one of his own com­po­si­tions.

They raised £871 from ticket sales be­fore the event as well as the money raised at the event it­self.

Co-or­di­na­tor for Scan­nap­peal, Jilly Ge­orge said: “I am ab­so­lutely de­lighted with the amount the choir raised at this event, we also col­lected £565 at the event it­self. It will all go to the Sound Ap­peal to pro­vide ad­vanced di­ag­nos­tic scan­ners for pa­tients with hear­ing prob­lems.”

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