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15th Annual Celebration of Community Music May 19, FMA Scholarships Awarded

The Fulton Music Association’s 15thAnnual Celebration of Community Music featuring the Fulton Community Banda variety of local talent will be presented on May 19, 7 p.m., at the G. Ray Bodley High School Auditorium, it was announced by Steve Chirello, FMA president. The winners of the 2012 FMA senior music awards will also be announced and each recipient will perform at the event.

Fulton Community Band

The concert will feature performances by: the Cortini Brothers Jazz Experience, The Classic Touch barbershop quartet, the Holy Family/St. Michaels choir under the direction of Dolores Walrath; the Fulton Community Band under the direction of Carol Fox, and the Hamer Sing-Along group.  The community band will be performing music by Holst, Morricone, Leroy Anderson and Sousa.

“All concert participants are generously donating their time to help raise funds for FMA,” Chirello said. “In addition to helping high school students receive FMA awards this spring, FMA members will continue to help sponsor Fulton’s summer concert series, the recital series presented in cooperation with the SUNY Oswego Music Dept., and bring special performances by the U.S Army’s 10thMountain Div. Band right here to Fulton.

The Fulton Music Association’s 15th Annual Celebration of Community Music featuring the Fulton Community Banda variety of local talent will be presented on Saturday, May 19, 7:00 p.m., at the G. Ray Bodley High School (GRB) Auditorium, it was announced by Steve Chirello, FMA president. The winners of the 2012 FMA senior music awards will also be presented and each recipient will perform at the event. Kimo Cortini, (above, at 2010 Fulton Jazz Festival)) and The Cortini Brothers Jazz Group will be performing as will the Classic Touch Barbershop Quartet, the Holy Family/St. Michaels Choir, and the Hamer Sing-a-Long. Tickets for the event, which can be purchased at the door, are $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. For further information, call Carol Fox at 591-3392 or Chirello at 592-9778. Photo by TK Manion

Tickets for the event, which can be purchased at the door, are $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens.

For further information, call Carol Fox at 591-3392 or Chirello at 592-9778.