Concert at Mercier Orchards – June 2nd

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GHS and CCMS Bands Cap Year with Spring Concert

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There really is something very special about music. Many times I only find myself listening to music while accomplishing something else. I listen while I work, sometimes even as I write. A night like that of May 2 allows people to stop and enjoy music for the joy and expression it offers.

Some people attended for their children or family, others to support a friend. All were treated to a very special display of musical talent as both the 8th Grade CCMS Band and the Gilmer High School Symphonic Band took the stage for their 2017 Spring Concert.

The night actually began before either band took the stage as the pre-show entertainment showcased the Gilmer Jazz Cats drawing people in to their seats with songs like Elvis Presley’s Why Do Fools Fall in Love, a crowd favorite.

Directed by Jessica Nohner, the 8th Grade Band set the rhythm for the night with Forward MarchAsh Lawn, and Old Time Rock & Roll before joining with the GHS Symphonic Band to provide one song together. Honoring those in military service, the Marches of the Armed Forces not only allowed the audience to see the combined talents of both bands, but also showcased the service of veterans in the audience as they stood for their branch of service.

Closing out the night, the GHS Symphonic Band presented some recognizable songs alongside classical songs with Farandole, GREASE!, On a Hymnsong with Phillip Bliss, The Lion King, and Stars and Stripes Forever.

 

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The 1907 Restaurant Presents Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk

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The Historic 1907 Restaurant located in the scenic North Georgia Mountains in downtown Ellijay, Georgia is a beautiful venue for an intimate night of wonderful music and delicious food. Popular music artists Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk and Topper Voices of Rock perform an exciting blend of acoustic music to include Classic Rock, Jazz, R&B, Motown, and Soul favorites. This popular holiday music event has drawn sold out crowds, so be sure to purchase your tickets early! Dinner & Show $75.00 per-person show only $20.00 per person. Limited seating for 100 people. For reservations and tickets please call 706-635-1907

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Elvis Visits Gilmer County Nursing Home for Christmas Concert

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Elvis aka Harold Schulz put on quite the show Thursday night, December 10th.  The Gilmer Nursing Home had a room filled with anxiously waiting residents for the Christmas Concert with Elvis.  The show was courtesy of the Ellijay Lions Club and included a pizza party.  The evening began with Tammy Baker, Activity Director, LPN at Gilmer County Nursing Home leading the room in Christmas Carols.

Elvis came on the scene and put on a great show.  There was so much joy in the room with happy residents singing along, and even some dancing.  The concert included Christmas songs, gospel songs, and some of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits.  It was a wonderful event and a great celebration! Enjoy the videos and photos which captured part of the magical night.

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