Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Going on tour... ♫ ♪

I love to sing just as much as I love to quilt.

I have the privilege of singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and we're heading out on tour tomorrow to six cities in the upper Midwest, USA.  Are we coming to a town near you? 

Going on Tour
I love being a part of this incredible group of musicians - around 600 of us, all volunteers.  It's been an amazing year for me!  If you ever find yourself in Salt Lake City on a Thursday evening or Sunday morning, you are always welcome to come to a live rehearsal or weekly broadcast of Music and the Spoken Word.  More info here:  mormontabernaclechoir.org.

<< Click this button to listen to a few favorites on the choir's YouTube channel.   

As for quilty adventures while on tour, I'll be taking along a few hand-stitching projects (hexagami) for the plane and bus rides.  I'll also be on the lookout for Barn Quilts--I've only ever seen ONE, and I know they're out there! And who knows?  Maybe we'll have a little free time to visit a quilt shop here and there.   :)

Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!

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10 comments:

  1. You are coming to my city tomorrow night! I am so sad... we weren't able to get tickets, but I am babysitting for a good friend so that she can go. I'll get the play by play from her. I hope you have a wonderful time on tour. I loved seeing a glimpse of you at Conference in April! :)

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    1. Rachel! Thanks for letting your friend come to the concert - I'm so excited to sing there. We fly in, we sing, we catch buses to the next city afterward, so no time to visit (or look for a quilt shop!), but I'll be thinking of you!

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  2. That is so wonderful! You will be coming my way in September with the Riley Blake group, but not even close with the choir. Have a great time!

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  3. Deonn, I didn't know you were a member of the choir. I don't know how you do it all. Have a good tour.

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  4. We lived in SLC for 11 years and enjoyed the choir many times. Enjoy .

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  5. I was lucky enough to have seen the choir perform a couple years ago here in Cincinnati. Neil Armstrong was there to recite a reading and I believe it was Erich Kunzel's last performance as director before he succumbed to cancer. It was quite an evening.
    Be safe in your travels.

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  6. HI Deonn I ammmmmm so proud of you.... wish I was in one of those cities..imagine, sharing the air that you all breath...and be swept up into the music...ahhhhhh

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  7. Es una maravilla escuchar esas voces. Gracias por compartirlas. Feliz viaje.
    Un beso.

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  8. Please give fellow MoTab'er, Lori Bikhazi, a hug from her friends, family, and fans in ABQ! I can hardly wait to hear your performance with sweet baby James.

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So glad you stopped by for a visit!

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