BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Community Chorus will be dedicating itâ€™s holiday concerts to the memory of itâ€™s founder, Marian Vafiades, who passed away in October of this year. Marian, who founded the Chorus in 1969, served for the next seventeen years (to 1986) as itâ€™s conductor. She was a diligent conductor and sensitive woman, much loved by her singers.
The Bangor Community Chorus is now in itâ€™s forty-second year, having celebrated itâ€™s fortieth anniversary in 2009.
The concerts will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St., and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at First Baptist Church, 56 Center St. The 40 mixed-member Chorus will present a dynamic program to include traditional as well as popular Christmas music, inspirational songs, Carols, and a selection from one of Marianâ€™s favorites. All are welcome.
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