The storyteller strikes back Covington Community Orchestra plans patriotic performance
Patriotic tunes and a salute to veterans will be featured when the Covington/ Conyers Community Orchestra performs at 7: 30 p. m. Sunday at Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road.
The free concert will feature Sousa marches and other patriotic tunes. A reception will follow.
The group is in its seventh year. It features 60 musicians, about half of whom are in middle school or high school and is under the direction of Arlene Woods.
Whistle for a while:
Newton County resident Andy Offutt Irwin has just released a new all music CD, “Lip Service,” featuring whistling and mouthmusic on every track. “Lip Service” debuted at the National Storytelling Festival in October in Jonesborough, Tenn., where Irwint appeared as a Featured Teller.
His previous CDs have won numerous Storytelling World awards, and two Just Plain Folks awards.
For more information, see andyirwin. com.