08/10/11 The Marshall County Church Orchestra Ensemble Group performed at Wakarusa Miller‚Äôs Assisted Living on Saturday, August 6.¬† The group played a variety of gospel hymns and Broadway and movie standards.¬† Leader Don Harness gave the history of the orchestra through out the program and also told a little about each song that was played.¬† The Wakarusa residents enjoyed singing along with the familiar hymns.¬†¬†
The full Marshall County Church Orchestra will play their third in a series of
‚ÄúConcerts in the Park‚ÄĚ on Sunday, August 14 at The Argos Community Park.¬† The concert is free and open to the public.¬† It begins at 6:00 p.m.¬† The park may be entered from State Road 10 or from 16th Road.¬†¬†
The concert list for the evening includes, but is not limited to:¬† ‚ÄúCanadian Shield March‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúAustrian Hymn‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúRhapsody In Blue‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúOn Wisconsin‚ÄĚ,¬† ‚ÄúThe Old Rugged Cross‚ÄĚ, and many more.¬†¬† The Argos Walnut Church of the Brethren Choir will be the guest artist for the evening.¬† The choir will sing under the direction of Judy Hall and then join with the orchestra on a song.¬†
The Concert in the Park series is traveling to different Marshall County parks this summer.¬† It provides a relaxing evening of family fun.¬† Patrons are reminded to bring their lawn chairs and a picnic supper.¬† Light concessions will be available for purchase with proceeds going to the orchestra.¬† For further information call the orchestra public relations coordinator Cindy Flagg at 1-574-952-3661.¬†
Photo:¬† Members of the Marshall County Church Orchestra Ensemble Group are from let to right:¬† Mike Ray of Bourbon and Judy Harness of Plymouth.