Medford Singers set to take on pop tunes in spring concert

  • May. 28, 2014 6:00 a.m.

The Medford Singers are performing a show entitled Spring into Song Saturday, May 31 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Duncan United Church.

Director Simon Leung will be conducting the group in a variety of uplifting pieces.

The selections range from pop tunes like an Abba medley, the Beatles’ Here Comes the Sun, Jim Croce’s Time in a Bottle and You’ve Got a Friend, made famous by both James Taylor and Carole King to He, Watching over Israel from Mendelssohn’s oratorio, Elijah and Oscar Peterson’s Hymn to Freedom.

With a three-piece ensemble as accompaniment and guest soloists Sarah Lane, Elizabeth Barrett and Mark Marquette on deck, it promises to be an entertaining evening.

Tickets are $15 for adults. Get them from Volume One Books, the Duncan United Church office or from choir members. Entry is free for children under 12.