Nova Singers presents Broadway fundraiser

Posted Online: June 04, 2014, 11:47 am
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By Jonathan Turner,
Nova Singers and friends will present their "Out of the Ordinary Broadway Concert" on Saturday at 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island, and on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 1556 E. Fremont St., Galesburg.

The program will feature Broadway choruses, solos and ensembles from "Les Miserables," "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," "Cats," "South Pacific," "Guys and Dolls," "Frozen" and many more.

This special event is an annual fundraiser that will support the Nova Singers' 29th and 30th anniversary seasons. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students are free. Tickets will be available at the door.

The audience also will have an opportunity to purchase (for $10) chances on various prizes offered by businesses such as Four Seasons, The Cellar Restaurant, Biaggi's, Knox-Galesburg Symphony, Quad City Symphony, Nova Singers, Lagomarcino's Confectionery, Quad City Music Guild and Lavender Crest Winery.

For more information, contact Nova Singers at, 309-341-7038, or visit


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