The All Day Rehearsal for the April 19th Concert in Pictures

Today (Saturday April 18) was the all day rehearsal for the April 19th commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Federal building in Oklahoma City.  The 168 voice choir, drawn from 32 area churches, was under the direction of Dr. Anton Armstrong, of St. Olaf College in Minnesota.  The event will be at 5 PM, doors will open at 4:15 PM, and will feature readings, reflections, and music.

A panoramic picture of the choir being rehearsed by Dr. Anton Armstrong

The choir!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Armstrong, before the rehearsal began. 

Dr Armstrong

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Each of the choristers represents one of the 168 victims of the bombing.  We prepared a strip of paper with the name and picture of each of those victims, and choir members chose one that they will

Organ and organist