Choir Officers observing Stell Huie as he incorporates the Atlanta Boy Choir

Atlanta Boy Choir

Choir Officers observing Stell Huie as he incorporates the Atlanta Boy Choir.
Atlanta Boy Choir
Sunday, May 21st | 5:30 pm
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First Presbyterian Church of Highlands

The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Boy Choir under the direction of Maestro Fletcher Wolfe will present a concert on Sunday, May 21, at 5:30 P.M. at the Highland’s Presbyterian Church to honor W. Stell Huie, founding attorney of the choir some 60 years ago.

Huie, well known to Highlands because of his musical abilities as a singer and event organizer, will perform in this concert, which will feature the 65 men and boys of this world-acclaimed choir.

Also appearing in this concert, which will have instrumental accompaniment, is the famous opera star Indra Thomas.  Ms. Thomas has sung leading roles in all the famous opera houses including The Metropolitan and Covent Garden.  Last season Ms. Thomas was heard at the Spoleto Festival in the roll of Serena in “Porgy and Bess.”

A very special feature of the program this year will include the piece entitled “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.”  This work  is based upon poems by young Jewish children who perished during World War II under the Nazis at Theresienstadt, a concentration camp in Poland.  The Atlanta Boy Choir has visited this camp several times while performing in Poland and a narration depicting this tragic story has been told by many famous people, including Composer Gian Carlo Menotti.

For the Highlands performance, the narration will be given by actress Mira Hirsh.

The choir, still under the direction of Founder Fletcher Wolfe, has had many connections to Highlands.  Wolfe directed the music at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation for many years and now the church’s music director is Dr. Robert Henry, Maestro Wolfe’s assistant director and accompanist.  

Dr. Henry, one of America’s most talented pianists, has just been made head of the prestigious Piano Department at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta.

Admission to this concert is free and open to the public.  Some front row seating will be reserved for those wishing to contribute to help some of the choir’s needy boys.  You may get these by calling the choir at (404) 378-0064 or email at info@atlantaboychior.org.

The choir leaves later this month for Nova Scotia, Canada, where they will perform at three major concert venues.

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Choir Officers observing Stell Huie as he incorporates the Atlanta Boy Choir.