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Piney Woods Chorale plans garage sale fundraiser

February 28, 2013 - Robbie Goodrich
NACOGDOCHES - Members of the Piney Woods Chorale will have a garage sale to raise money for the group's upcoming trip to Orlando, Fla., where they will perform at Disney World.

The sale will be held all day Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, at Nacogdoches Trade Days, 1304 N.W. Stallings Drive, in conjunction with the monthly weekend marketplace.

The Piney Woods Chorale will represent Stephen F. Austin State University, the SFA School of Music and Music Preparatory Division when they perform on a Disney stage. For their performance, 22 chorale members in fourth through 12th grades will sing a variety of Rodgers and Hammerstein classics, such as "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," "Edelweiss," "June is Bustin' Out All Over," "Do-Re-Me" and more. Nicole Stewart is the director, assisted by Shelby Tillery. Accompanist is Michelle Schwartz.

Parents, Chorale members and friends will travel by motor coach and stay on Disney property June 10 through 15. Anyone interested in accompanying the Chorale on its trip should contact Pat Barnett, director of the Music Preparatory Division, by calling (936) 46801291 or at pbarnett@sfasu.edu.