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Transylvania Choral Society Sings At Carnegie Hall


Last updated 8/27/2018 at 3:14pm

Photo courtesy of Arthur Raynolds

Singers from Transylvania County take a rehearsal break around the piano at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, with Dr. David Gresham and accompanist Dr. Vance Reese.

Singers from the Transylvania Choral Society and the Brevard College Chamber Singers journeyed to New York's Carnegie Hall to perform the Gabriel Fauré Requiem in D Minor in April 23.

Dr. David Gresham, artistic director for the society and director of choral activities at Brevard College, led the group, which was joined by members of five other choral groups. Gresham directed the 160 voices along with the Carnegie Hall orchestra.

For the singers this was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Gresham said he was very proud of the performance.

"Seven different choirs joining together with a...

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