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Essex residents perform in the Green Mountain Chorus’ Annual Show

Green Mountain Chorus ensemble singers and Essex residents Denis Brochu and Bruce Smith will perform as part of the ensemble. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Green Mountain Chorus ensemble singers and Essex residents Denis Brochu and Bruce Smith will perform as part of the ensemble.
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Four high school students and several adult singers from Essex will perform in the Green Mountain Chorus’ Annual Show, “The Road Less Traveled,” this weekend at Essex High School.

Inspired by Frost’s collection of poems, the Green Mountain Chorus’s version of “The Road Less Traveled” is a musical journey around the nation featuring some favorite songs, including “Memphis Blues,” “Home on the Range,” “Shenandoah” and “King of the Road.” Besides the big sound afforded by the nearly 30 singers in the chorus portion, there will be four different barbershop quartets performing in the more traditional four-person configuration.

Members of the Village Green quartet — Dave Foster, Bob Zelazo, Dave Merrill and Dick Labrecque — perform Saturday at Essex High School as part of the Green Mountain Chorus’s annual show. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Members of the Village Green quartet — Dave Foster, Bob Zelazo, Dave Merrill and Dick Labrecque — perform Saturday at Essex High School as part of the Green Mountain Chorus’s annual show.
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Members of Essex High School’s 4/5 Quartet — student leader Adam Petrucci, Zach Wade, Isaac Lee, Colin Seiler and Tommy Bergeron will perform during the evening show as special guests.

Essex residents Dan Venditti, David Foster, Al McGuire, Bruce Smith and Denis Brochu all sing as part of the chorus ensemble. David Foster sings in the breakout quartet, Village Green, along with Dave Merrill of Burlington, Bob Zelazo of St. Albans and Dick Labrecque of South Burlington. Chorus Quartets Bullseye, Mansfield 4 and High Voltage, each add their own four-part singing to the mix.

The inimitable UVM Top Cats and St. Mike’s dynamic Mike Check will round out the entertainment with their special sounds.

“The Road Less Traveled” will be held Saturday, April 18 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. At Essex High School, 2 Educational Drive, Essex Junction. Visit www.GreenMountainChorus.com or call 505-9595 or 864-5439 for special advanced ticket sales pricing and additional information.

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Roland Pigeon and friends in concert in Westford

The annual Roland Pigeon country music concert will be held on Sunday, April 26, at the United Church of Westford starting at 4 pm. All are invited to join Roland, his family, friends and fellow musicians for an afternoon of country, folk and old-time fiddle music. Among the special guests are Rosie Newton, Neil Rossi and Eric George, who will be joining fellow country musicians from Roland’s past country bands. A fun afternoon is always in store for those attending this popular, all-ages event.

The concert is free. Refreshments will follow the entertainment. For more information, call 802-879-4028.