Saturday, November 29, 2008

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Charitable Organizations Attending VOICES "Christmas Mist" Concert on December 6

Coweta Arts Tidbits

The Successor To Newnan-Coweta Arts Council News Releases

Composed By: Forrest W. Schultz 770-583-3258

November 29, 2008


PEACHTREE CITY, GEORGIANovember 29, 2008:  Voices is currently finalizing details for their upcoming performance of "Christmas Mist." The concert presents an eclectic amalgamation of holiday and inspirational music in several styles.  The talent line up includes the solo female ensemble Zaphyra ( Maria Pia Ugarte , Paige McCauley, Jill Safko and Megan Zerbe;) J. Brock (male vocalist;) Matthew Roberts (violinist;) Matt Elliott (guitarist;) Kelly Abrams (harpist;) and Stephanie Goehring (dancer.) 


For this Christmas season, Voices requested its members to submit the name of three charitable organizations by email.  The first three to be received would be offered free tickets for the upcoming concert.  "The response was great," explained Ugarte, Artistic Director of Voices.  "It is so good to see that people want to participate and give back to the community.  Many submissions were received and some organizations, more than once." 


The entities that have been awarded tickets are Angel's House and Community Welcome House in Newnan, as well as the Advice & Aid Pregnancy Problem Center in Hapeville.  It is a part of Voices mission to contribute to other deserving organizations in the community.  This Christmas, Voices and its members offer the gift of music to be enjoyed by the guests of these wonderful entities and hope to share the joy of the season as they do. "We also hope to raise awareness about their work and its importance," continued Ugarte.  "They are all most worthy causes and we hope the more people learn about them, the more they will want to contribute and get involved."


The night is made possible by the contribution of the talent involved, as well as the local businesses that are sharing their creative power.  Julissa Rodriguez from Carlos Salon in Peachtree City returns again in charge of hair design.  Piano Crafters is providing the grand piano for the event.  Argentinean Style Delights and Ten East Washington are sponsoring the Meet & Greet Reception.  These last three businesses are from the City of Newnan .  "Everybody's contribution and energy will make this wonderful night possible," explained Ugarte. 


The concert will be preceded by a visit and special photo op with the Christmas Fairy at 6:30 pm.   Tickets are available at the Voices website ( and at Scott's Bookstore in Newnan (28 S Court Square, 770-253-2960.)  The concert starts at 7:30 pm at the Charles Wadsworth Auditorium ( 25 Jefferson Street , Newnan,) located in the Municipal Building , in between the Police and Fire Departments.  Information, details and directions are available at the Voices website or at 404-358-2950.



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