“Thank You For The Music 3” will be one of the featured highlights of the autumn programme for the Mansfield & District Male Voice Choir. We will be sharing the stage with the Blidworth Welfare Band and St Peter’s School Choir.
We very often hear comments that there is so little entertainment available for a broad family audience these days. Television and cinema, music concerts and live theatre will often very have such a narrow market appeal to a specific age group.
This concert, more than most, is an opportunity to enjoy a wide range of different musical styles which can be shared with the whole family, from the smallest children, young people and teenagers, mums and dads and grandparents as well.
The Blidworth Welfare Band offer such an exciting mix of contemporary and traditional music. They will be performing Old Rugged Cross as well as Children of Sanchez in their programme. The first of these will need very little by way of introduction to most of our audience but the latter may do. “The Children of Sanchez” was originally a book written in 1961 telling the story of a poor family living in the slums of Mexico City. The book was turned into a film starring Anthony Quinn and Children of Sanchez was the title song from the film. I, for one, can’t wait to hear those Latin moods and rhythms!
We also look very much forward to hearing the children from St Peter’s School Choir. They will be performing, amongst other things, Power in Me by Rebecca Lawrence; “Nobody’s gonna hold me back/ Nobody’s gonna silence my words/Nobody’s gonna close my mind/I’ve got the power in me”. If you’re looking for something by way of inspiration you’ll know where to find it on the 24th September!
You’ll also find some fantastic live music on your own doorstop and somewhere to bring the whole family. Treat somebody that doesn’t get out much- they’ll be thrilled.
Full details are of course on the Events page and we all at Mansfield MVC look forward to seeing you there!