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WOMANSONG’S SPRING CONCERT “We Are One” – June 1 & 2 Get your tickets now!

Womansong, Asheville’s largest and longest-running women’s community chorus, invites you to its spring concert,  “We Are One,” at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 1st at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 2nd at 3 p.m.  

This is the inaugural concert of Womansong’s new directors, Althea Gonzalez (Artistic Director) and Amanda Carroll (Assistant Artistic Director).

Althea says, “Now is a critical time in our nation to celebrate unity within diversity, to be bold in our acknowledgement and appreciation of all people. Our songs powerfully remind us that everyone is worthy.” 

The concert will include songs from Sweet Honey in the RockLady Gagaand Katy Perry, as well as  two pieces arranged and composed by Womansong accompanist, Lytingale. In true Womansong style, the audience will also have plenty of opportunities to laugh and sing along.

Concerts help fund the choir’s New Start Program — helping local women escape domestic abuse, avoid eviction, hold onto jobs, and attend regional community colleges.

Tickets are on sale now! $20 for adults and $10 for children under 12. 

They are available from any Womansong member, online at www.womansong.org or at the door.

Photo credit:  Scott Lessing

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