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National Music week events continue


Rev. Rebecca Fox-Nuelle of First Presbyterian Church conducted Jazz in the Park service, with help of trumpeter Lee Thomason at Veterans Park Pavilion Sunday, first National Music Week event. 
Reporter/Mike Brown Rev. Rebecca Fox-Nuelle of First Presbyterian Church conducted Jazz in the Park service, with help of trumpeter Lee Thomason at Veterans Park Pavilion Sunday, first National Music Week event. Reporter/Mike Brown National Music Week events continue this week in Rockdale.

“There is much music still to be enjoyed,” Judy Hudson, spokesperson for the Rockdale’s Matinee Musical Club, said.

National Music Week is held during the first full week of May. “Its objective is to create an understanding, and appreciation of, the value of music in the home, community, the nation and the world,” she said.

Theme of the 2011 observance is “Music, An Instrument of Universal Expression.”

The Matinee Musical Club is a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs.

Activities remaining in National Music Week include:

Thursday, May 5

8: 30 to 10 a.m.—Annette Griesbach with eight kindergarten classes, Rockdale Elementary.

10 a.m.—Meadowbrook Meadowlarks,

Citizens Bank.

10:30 a.m.—Meadowbrook Meadowlarks, Rockdale Federal Credit Union.

11 a.m.—Meadowbrook Meadowlarks, Classic Bank.

2 p.m.—Elizabeth Thomason, Citizens Bank.

Friday, May 5

9: 45 to 10: 15 a. m.—Lisa Loewe, piano, Citizens Bank.

3: 45 p. m.—Nancy A nton, piano, Citizens Bank.

4 p. m.—Keyboard Melody Makers, Manor Oaks Nursing Home.

4:10 p.m.—Students of Nancy Anton, Citizens Bank.

Sunday, May 8

Local churches—Hymn of the month, “Amazing Grace,” sung during worship services.

“ Ever yone is welcome and encouraged to come out to any of the venues to enjoy this special celebration of music while supporting local musicians,” she said.


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