East Hill Singers tonight!

Hey all KC area folks, here’s your reminder about the East Hill Singers concert tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection at 135th and Roe in Leawood. Great concert — standing ovation last week. 37 min. security inmates from Lansing learning positive values and creating something beautiful — with 30 volunteer singers from the community. Don’t miss it.

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East Hill Singers Concerts coming up

http://www.examiner.com/kansas-city-in-kansas-city/reminder-arts-prison-concert-dates

Reminder: Arts in Prison Concert Dates, Jan. 9 and 14

  • January 3rd, 2011 1:28 pm ET

Arts in Prison announces the dates and locations of the upcoming concerts of its East Hill Singers chorus.  

The East Hill Singers is an acclaimed chorus comprised of inmates from Lansing Correctional Facility along with volunteer singers from the community.  The chorus performs a wide variety of music from classical to folk to show tunes, and is widely known for the artistic quality and entertainment value of its concerts.  The chorus is internationally recognized as a unique program of self-improvement for prisoners with the assistance of volunteer singers as role models.  The group is conducted by Kirk Carson.

  • East Hill Singers Concert will perform at 4 p.m., January 9, 2011 at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf, Overland Park, Kan. Free admission, but a free will offering will be requested.
  • East Hill Singers Concert will perform at 7 p.m., January 14, 2011 at the Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe, Leawood, Kan. Free admission, but a free will offering will be requested.

For more information, contact Nancy Meis, Arts in Prison, Inc. at 913-403-0229 or 913-579-8122 (cell).

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Concerts

I’m excited about the upcoming East Hill Singers concerts. Each program has at least one unique piece that no one has ever seen before, and it’s always cool to discover that. Each audience has many people who attend every concert and have for years. And each audience also has lots of people who have never been before and weren’t at all familiar with the chorus. I love meeting these folks, because at least the ones that talk with me are amazed, enthused, and inspired by what they heard and saw. I think one powerful aspect of the concerts is that each person in the audience can begin to see each inmate as an individual human being. Yes, each is a criminal. But each is also a combination of many other aspects — dad, grandson, farmer, guitar player, carpenter…

Anyway, the East Hill Singers puts on a good show. But there’s more to it than the music.

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East Hill Singers

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East Hill Singers concerts coming up!

Arts in Prison presents
EAST HILL SINGERS

Directed by Kirk Carson
Let All Men Sing

January 9, 2011
4:00pm
ATONEMENT LUTHERAN
CHURCH
9948 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66212

and

January 14, 2011
7:00pm
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
13720 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS 66224

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Hello world!

Welcome to Arts in Prison’s new blog.  Through this blog, we will keep you up to date with the many activities of Arts in Prison.  You’ll learn of our programs, their successes and challenges.  Please subscribe it this information is interesting to you, and let your friends know that we are here!

Nancy

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