That’s what Complaints Choirs worldwide have been doing. From Helsinki to Melbourne to Singapore, Birmingham and to Chicago (even Penn State!) citizens having been taking their issues covering public transportation, personal appearance, work, love, society and the future and putting it into a song.
State lawmakers are still trying to pass a bill that would create commuter rail in Florida, Governor Crist attended a memorial marking the 68th anniversarry of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced a "12 Days of Fugitives Innitiative" aimed at solving cold cases here in Florida, Commuter Rail bill passes the Senate, new trial in insurance dispute between the state of Florida and Countrywide Insurance, and survey says drug use among students has dropped.
The Many Moods of Christmas Concert, to benefit the St. Petersburg Free Clinic, will be held Sunday, December 13, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. The concert will feature The First Presbyterian Chancel Choir, First Presbyterian Chancel Handbells, a chamber ensemble from the Florida Orchestra, organist Jack Rain and director Tom Lippert.
A trained voice or musical background is not required to be accepted into the chorus. The evening will begin by having each prospective individual sing some simple scales and a familiar melody to determine which section of the chorus is the best fit for their voice. People of all ages with a desire to sing and who can commit to weekly rehearsals are encouraged to attend.