Sun Lakes Chorale tuning up for new season

Jan Ott

Enthused about singing together again, Chorale members are looking forward to the beautiful music they’ll be preparing for their annual Holiday Concert on December 11. Weekly rehearsals on Fridays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. will be taking place at the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church located at 9248 East Riggs Road. This venue is also the ongoing location for the group’s two annual concerts.

Interested residents of Sun Lakes and SunBird are invited to attend a September rehearsal and see if they feel membership is a good fit for them. Music will be provided to assist the visitor. Specific inquiries may be directed to Board member Lyn Munn at [email protected]

Important dates:

August 29 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the SLUMC Choir Rehearsal Room – Payment of dues and music pick-up for those available.

September 5 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., SLUMC Rehearsal Room – First rehearsal and dues payment/music pick-up (membership dues cover the costs of music; in addition, a formal costume is purchased).

December 11 (a Thursday night) – Holiday Concert (rehearsal at 10:00 a.m., concert at 7:00 p.m.) at the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church.

To learn more about the Chorale visit the group’s website at where event schedules, activities and photos are posted. This site also provides biographical information on Director Cristine Temple-Evans, Accompanist Janice Manning, and Performance Coordinator Bart Evans.

Watch for more information about the Chorale’s season and plan to attend one of the Sun Lakes annual Activity Day Open Houses held each October.