Western North Carolina’s mountains will ring loud and clear with the sound of music this fall when church choirs from across the Southeast gather at Lake Junaluska for its Choir Music Weekend, Oct. 17-19. Set during the peak of leaf-looking season, this year’s Choir Music Weekend offers participants a sacred place and time to experience God’s gracious gifts of nature and music, including a Lake Junaluska Singers concert.
Participants from small and medium-sized church choirs will experience a worship-filled weekend full of workshops and opportunities to learn and perform eight anthems they may perform at their home churches. Registration includes a copy of each anthem.
Leadership of Choir Music Weekend includes:
A program fee of $65 includes anthem packet, worship, and workshops. Lake Junaluska Singer’s Concert tickets, $10 each, for Saturday evening are optional. Lodging package rates are $272 for single occupancy, $180 for double occupancy, $142 for triple occupancy and $126 for quad occupancy and include two nights lodging at Terrace or Lambuth inns and dinner on Friday through lunch on Sunday. Family members not attending programming are required to pay for lodging and food.
To register or for more information on lodging, Lake Junaluska and the 2014 Choir Music Week, please call 800-222-4930, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lakejunaluska.com/worship/choirmusic.
For more information about programming, contact Tammy McDowell, assistant director Program Ministries at email@example.com or 828-454-6681.
* Melanie Threlkeld McConnell is a freelance writer, former AP newswoman, editor and media consultant based in Waynesville, NC.