June 11, 2017 - 3 & 7 pm
Bonita Center for the Arts
822 W. COVINA BLVD., SAN DIMAS, CA 91773
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All individuals and groups are invited to participate choirs welcome
Singers and Orchestra Musicians Wanted
to Participate in SPRINGsation 2017
Calling all singerschildren, youth and adults of all agesand instrumentalists to participate in SPRINGsation 2017, a community program directed by E. Martene Craig of La Verne, set for
June 11 at 3 pm and 7 pm, and held at Bonita Center for the Arts, 822 W. Covina Blvd., San Dimas, CA 91773.
Over sixty churches and community organizations are represented in this event. Everyone is invited to become part of this program. There are many opportunities to be involvedsuch as singing, playing in the orchestra, working backstage, helping with technical, set up, tear down, etc. There are many families with three generations participating together in this musical extravaganza.
Rehearsals for SPRINGsation will be held at the Pomona Salvation Army, 490 E. La Verne Avenue, Pomona, CA 91726 on alternate Sunday and Saturday afternoons starting on April 23 (with no rehearsal on Mother’s Day and Memorial Day weekends). For more information about SPRINGsation call (909) 596-8166 for more details.
“Uplifting the Family” is this year’s theme for SPRINGsation. Music from Broadway shows will tell the story, along with a narration featuring Duke Beckford of Canyon Country, California. The Sound of Music, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Fiddler on the Roof, Godspell, Bye Bye Birdie, and Carousel are some of the musicals featured. All styles of music are a part of this unique program which includes choirs for all ages, orchestra, dancers and media. There will also be three handbells choirs: ARISE Joy Ringers, under the direction of E. Martene Craig of La Verne; St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Upland Handbell Choir, under the direction of Blane Abernathy; and the Advanced Handbell Choir from Center Middle School, in Azusa, under the direction of Amie Brady of Ontario.
Also featured will be the Color Guard from La Verne Lutheran High School, under the leadership of Master Chief Eduardo David of San Dimas; Boy Scout Troop 411 from La Verne, under the leadership of Marsha Townsend; as well as representatives from all branches of the military, including: SSG Steve Copell of Glendora (Army), Major Rudy Obad of Hacienda Heights (Marines); Master Chief Eduardo David of San Dimas (Navy); Lt. Col. Noemi Gonzales-Lizama of Upland (Air Force); and Larry Ehlers EN-3 of Upland (Coast Guard). This year, the patriotic finale will also be commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I with “doughboy” re-enactors dressed in uniforms of that day.
This SPRINGsation program is entertaining, inspirational, and challenging.
Whether as a participant or member of the audience, all ages will enjoy their experience.
All tickets are reserved seating. General Admission is $15; Seniors and Children are $10. For more information or to purchase your tickets and choose your seats, click here for online tickets or download a mail-in ticket order form For the best seating, make sure you get your tickets early.
Tickets are reserved seating. General Admission is $15; Seniors and Children are $10.
click here for online tickets for online tickets or download a mail-in ticket order form.
For the best seating, make sure you get your tickets early.
Perhaps your choir would like to come together to participate.
Let us know by mail to SPRINGsation, PO Box 8210, La Verne, CA 91750
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Martene at 909-596-8166
Come and JOIN US and INVITE OTHERS to come! Be a missionary of one to reach out to people in your church and community, encouraging them to SING in the choirs and to COME to the presentation.
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Vocal Choir Rehearsal Schedule download
April 23 Sunday 3-5pm Salvation Army Corps
April 29 Saturday 3-5pm Salvation Army Corps
May 7 Sunday 3-5pm Salvation Army Corps
May 13 NO REHEARSAL Mother's Day weekend
May 20 Saturday 3-5pm Salvation Army Corps. Soloists: music memorized; costumes approved
May 28 NO REHEARSAL Memorial Day weekend
June 4 Sunday 3-5pm Salvation Army Corps. A run-through with soloists, costumes at rehearsal
June 10 Saturday 1-6pm DRESS REHEARSAL BONITA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
June 11 Sunday 1pm rehearsal. PERFORMANCES 3 and 7pm
SHEET MUSIC AND AUDIO CDs AVAILABLE
Salvation Army Corps (Church)
490 E La Verne Ave., Pomona, CA 91767
North of the I-10 Freeway, west of Towne Ave. on the south side of the street
(We are deeply thankful to the Salvation Army for letting us rehearse in their facility and for their
wonderful support and participation in this ministry.)
Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule
June 9 Friday 7pm at Bonita Center for the Arts
Sheet music and audio CDs available on request:
Text or call 909-455-5370 or Email prior to rehearsal.
Sectional rehearsals will be scheduled prior to June 9.
DRESS REHEARSAL FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS
June 10 Saturday 1-6pm
Bonita Center for the Arts
822 W. Covina Blvd., San Dimas, CA 91773
Click here for highlights from SPRINGsation 2015
If you would like to make a donation for this outreach to the community,
please send to SPRINGsation, PO Box 8210, La Verne, CA 91750