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Coffs City Choir members will sing at tomorrow’s music afternoon at the Uniting Church in Coffs Harbour.
Coffs City Choir members will sing at tomorrow’s music afternoon at the Uniting Church in Coffs Harbour. SUBMITTED

EVERYONE is invited to tomorrow’s Festival of Music and Images to benefit the Coffs Harbour Men’s Shed.

The music and photography afternoon will be held at the Coffs Harbour’s Uniting Church with the doors opening at 1pm and the music beginning at 2.15pm.

The Coffs City Choir will be conducted by Margaret Fisher with soloist Daphne Cordingly.

The program will include Daphne singing songs from Bach to Irving and Richard Rogers, including Sisters, sung with Margaret England, the Holy City and Hello Young Lovers from The King and I.

Promising young pianists Will Jeffery and Honey Abbot will also perform.

Honey is a student of well-known local music teacher Liz Jamison and she will play Debussy’s Prelude 1 Dance of the Delphes, Albeniz’ Malaguena and a Chopin nocturne

Will is a finalist in the 2010 Helfgott Scholarship competition and a student of well-known local pianist Renate Turrini.

He will perform a Bach prelude and two short pieces from Prokofiev as well as Greig’s Butterfly.

There will also be a photographic exhibition of images by three local photographers.

Entry is by a $5 donation and all money raised will be donated to the Men’s Shed.

Coffs Harbour Men’s Shed is located in industrial premises in Marcia Street.

Designed to promote men’s health and wellbeing and overcome isolation and depression, it has equipment and tools to produce all manner of woodworking projects.

Men attending the workshop can work on their own projects or they can work on specific projects being undertaken by the Men’s Shed.



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