125 cheer ‘An Afternoon of Music’ Sunday
Oasis headli ned the local Matinee
Musica l Club’s “An Afternoon of Music” progra m here Sunday, sing ing a var iety of mu sic and helping th e club raise approx i- mately $1,000 for it s scholarship fu nd.
The club eac h year award s the Louise Hale Se ssions Memor ial Scholarship to a Rockd ale High School senior plann ing to fur ther his or her music studies.
Oasis recent ly won its regional compe tit ion in Swee t Adel ines Int ernat ional, qualifying to advance to nation al competition. “In Sweet Adel in es , t hat ’s our ‘Sup er Bowl’,” said lead sing er Vic kie Den nis wh o int rodu ce d her fellow singer s and presented data on the nu mbers th ey sang an d the art ist s who had mad e them popular.
In addit ion to De nnis, me m- ber s of Oasis are Kellie Garer i, baritone; Gail Bar tz , ba ss; and Janet Burnett, tenor. Friends for many years, the four have some 100 years of sing ing exp erienc e and Sweet Adelines competition.
Lisa Loewe, Matinee Clu b president, gave the welcome and intro ducedthe open ing music pre sent ers, flut ist Le ah Thomason and pia nistNanc yAnton, music club members.
Th e due t per formed G eo rge Phi l lip Te lema nn’s Sui te in A- Min or, including Overtur e, Les Plaisirs, Air a l’Italien, Meunuet 1 & 2, Rejoui ssance, Pa ssepied 1 & 2, and Polonaise.