The combined Franklin and Dillsboro Ubuntu Choirs, directed by Tom Tyre, will perform a concert of music from around the world and here at home on Sunday, June 24, at 3 p.m., in the historic chapel of Franklin’s First Presbyterian Church.
More than two-dozen voices strong, the choir is comprised of men and women from many foreign countries who now live in Macon, Jackson, and Rabun counties, as well as area natives, all sharing a love of harmony singing. The program features songs from diverse traditions and lands, sung a cappella in several languages, including. "Ateh Malkuth" in Hebraic, the South African "Sana Sananina," and the American Spiritual, "Let Your Little Light Shine,” among others. Light refreshments will be served.