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Choir sings Gershwin

PUBLISHED: 10:23 20 August 2009 | UPDATED: 10:59 23 August 2010

A CHOIR is due to perform a variety of songs from early church music to contemporary pieces when they appear in north Kent next month. The Bexley Phoenix Choir, with most of its members aged between 18 and 25-years-old, are expected to appear at St John

A CHOIR is due to perform a variety of songs from early church music to contemporary pieces when they appear in north Kent next month.

The Bexley Phoenix Choir, with most of its members aged between 18 and 25-years-old, are expected to appear at St John's CE Church Wrotham Road, Meopham, on Saturday, September 5.

Performances include Vivaldi's Gloria, and then songs from Gershwin, Ellington and the Rhythm of Life. A performance is also planned a day earlier at Queen St Baptist Church, Queen Street, Erith. The choir, formed from the Bexley youth choir, is led by former headteacher John MacKenzie. They are currently touring Suffolk.

l Tickets for each event are £5 and £3 for children and students. For more information on the Erith performance, contact Ena McCook on 01322 334767 or Pat Shelbrooke on 01732 823335 for the Meopham event.


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