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DCCC’s ‘Music Under the Stars’ tribute concert to Calo on Sunday

CRYSTAL HOGAN, principal director, leads the Dickinson County Community Chorus in practice Tuesday for the “Music Under the Stars” concert planned for Sunday evening at the Lake Antoine Band Shell. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford, where the chorus was practicing. (Betsy Bloom/Daily News photo)

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Community Chorus will present “Music Under the Stars” at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Lake Antoine Band Shell in Iron Mountain.

The concert will be under the direction of Principal Director Crystal Hogan.

The concert will be a tribute to John R. Calo and will include some of his favorite songs to sing and conduct. Selections will include a variety of music genres and styles: gospel, a “Fiddler on the Roof” medley, barbershop, favorite Italian songs and patriotic pieces.

The 45-voice chorus will be accompanied on piano by Jan Van Gasse and Mary Lee. A variety of instrumentalists will accompany the group and many small vocal ensembles will honor John through song.

Family members — daughters Cece, Celeste and Monica Calo — will sing, along with niece Carmela Altobelli making a special appearance to perform.

There will be many opportunities for the audience to sing along.

Assistant directors and section leaders are Dawn Kranz, Jeremiah Garriguies-Cortelyou, Joe McKindles and Gail Vornkahl.

The concert is free of charge.

In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to 7:15 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsford.

To find updates the day of the concert, go online to https://www.ironmountaindailynews.com/ http://www.communitychorus.org/ Facebook.

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