By Ed Karvoski Jr, Contributing Writer
Region – The regional chorus Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM) continues growing with about 75 vocalists representing 27 communities including Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough. New this year, the nonprofit organization’s fundraiser is introducing a concert presented by the Assabet Valley Chambersingers, a small ensemble of vocalists selected from AVM.
The fifth annual AVM Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday, May 22, at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club, 284 E. Temple St. in Boylston. Supporters of the arts who aren’t golfers have the option to attend only the dinner and concert.
For the past four years, Debra Wallace has participated in the fundraiser as a golfer and chorister. This year, she’s serving as event chair.
“We’re very pleased to offer this enhanced, expanded concert format, which is new for us this year,” she said. “The concert by the Chambersingers will be lighthearted music including P.D.Q. Bach’s ‘The Seasonings.’ It will be held in the beautiful music room. Cyprian Keyes has really maintained the music room’s integrity. It has great acoustics.”
AVM debuted in May 1978. In 1989, the Chambersingers was organized to provide community outreach by Robert Eaton, AVM founder and director. Among the venues where the Chambersingers perform regularly are area benefits, assisted living facilities, library arts series, First Night…
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