Mountain Mission School Choir to Present Holiday Concert at Heartwood's December 9 Farm Fresh Sunday Gospel Brunch

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There's no place like Heartwood for the holidays

Mountain Mission School Concert Choir

The widely acclaimed Mountain Mission School Concert Choir from Grundy, VA presents a holiday concert during the December 9 Farm Fresh Sunday Gospel Brunch at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway. The holiday concert is free; with brunch add $18.95 for adults, $7.95 (ages 6-12); five and under eat free.

The students in this choir earn the right to travel through their conduct both in and out of the classroom. Forty-five members make up the traveling concert choir. Students range in age from eight graders to seniors.

Mountain Mission School is a Christian children’s home and school. Since 1969 these teens have performed on a national and international level--all over the United States and in Canada, England, Austria, and France. They have performed at the National Missionary Convention, the North American Christian Convention, the Eastern Christian Convention, and various civic gatherings. They have appeared on television and as repeat featured entertainment at Disney World, Disneyland, and Opryland. In one year alone, they sang by invitation before twenty-six governors and at our nation’s capital at the request of Virginia’s senators. Other credits include the Wolf Trap Park for the Performing Arts near Washington, D.C.; the World’s Fair in New Orleans, Louisiana; our National Anthem at “Bristol Motor Speedway” for the “Food City 500” and celebrations for various Virginia legislators. The choir traveled to Brighton, England to perform for the World Christian Convention in July of 2004 and perform at our nations capital for the “Capitol Holiday Tree” lighting in December of 2004.

The choir’s programs are designed to appeal to a variety of musical tastes. They have an inspiring sacred repertoire, which they perform for church settings, as well as a number of appealing secular and patriotic numbers for civic and community functions. Audiences usually find themselves humming a newly found favorite tune when they leave the energetic concerts.

In all of its performances, the choir, conducted by Mrs. Patti Hertzog, seeks to focus the audience’s attention upon the special person of Jesus Christ. They choir seeks to express Jesus’ joy and love through their songs.

Heartwood is located at Exit 14 in Abingdon, VA.

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