WARSAW — The Melody Makers of Indiana will be performing an inspirational variety of choral music at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Warsaw Performing Arts Center.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from a choral member, at the PAC box office, or by calling (574) 371-5040. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under age 18.
The performance will include county choruses of Melody Makers of Indiana as they join together from all over the state. Three county choruses will be featured with a special song from their own chorus and will also be included in a full choral performance with the other Indiana choruses. The director of the Melody Makers of Indiana, Dr. Scott Buchanan, is also the director of choral activities at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. The accompanist, Dr. Kristofer Sanchak, is also a professor of choral music at Alabama State University.
The Melody Makers of Indiana is comprised of women of all ages from throughout the state of Indiana singing choral music. To its awareness, MMIA is the only statewide choral organization of its kind in the United States and has been honored by the state of Indiana. MMIA has performed in many venues in Indiana, and has traveled to perform as far away as Branson, Mo., and at Paula Deen’s dinner theater in Savanna, Ga. This group is comprised of county choruses from most counties in Indiana whose members, through their love of life-long learning, continue to sing and learn from the music and from each other.
MMIA strives to promote the art of choral singing for all ages, and when brought together the number of singers includes nearly 450 throughout the state of Indiana. Members’ ages in the Melody Makers of Indiana range from teenagers to women in their eighties.
For more information about the Kosciusko County Extension Chorus, or how to become a member, please call (574) 269-6763.