Ashtabula County Choral Music Society Announces First Concert

The Ashtabula County Choral Music Society (ACCMS) is performing “MESSIAH” the choral work by GF Handel on November 19. The concert will be held at 4 pm in the First Congregational Church, 41 East Jefferson Street, Jefferson Ohio. Guest soloists include Dominic Aragon, Bass, Craig Housum, Tenor, Kira McGirr, Alto and Abigayle Flack, Soprano. They are from the Cleveland metropolitan area. The public is welcome to attend the concert free of charge. ACCMS is committed to offering public access to significant choral works and educational experiences throughout Ashtabula County. Donations are always appreciated.

ACCMS old logoThe group extends a thank you to the many who support music and specifically ACCMS operations through their generous donations, especially our corporate sponsor Huffman, Mayer Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors.

On April 22, 2024, ACCMS is performing with a combined choir in New York City at Carnegie Hall. The program highlights the works of Norwegian composer, Ola Gjeilo. Fundraising specific to the experience is ongoing. The next event is December 14, 2023 from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm. Applebees’s will donate a portion of sales to ACCMS. Those wishing to support ACCMS will be asked to show the flyer or code when ordering. There will be raffle baskets available that day at Applebee’s. Other fundraising opportunities will be coming up to support the NYC trip and to fulfill the mission of the ACCMS. Please check our Facebook and Webpage for updates.

The Ashtabula County Choral Music Society is a non-profit 501 c 3 organization that has been providing singers and audiences with artistic and educational musical experiences since 1989. Paul Shellhammer III is the Artistic Director. Singers over the age of 13 and some choral experience are invited to join the ACCMS Chorale without audition. Rehearsals resume January 7, 2024 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 4901 Main Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio.

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