Church music festival is Saturday

DOWNEY - Songfest, the annual Downey concert sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and featuring music of all faiths and cultures, will be held this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the church's facilities at 12425 Orizaba Ave. Scheduled to perform are the Trombone Quartet of the Moravian Church of Downey; Tapestry, a Santa Monica-based women's choir; soloist Mei-Hwei Chen; the Community Choir of Hacienda Heights; jazz singer Beverly Taylor; the New City Parish Choir; Dust of the Saints, a trio from the Moravian Church; Compton-based Voices of Inspiration; the Immanuel Gospel Community Choir of Los Angeles; South Gate First Branch (Spanish) and the Samoan Choir of Lynwood.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will also be honoring an outstanding volunteer from the community during the concert, which is now in it 21st year.

Admission to the show is free.

For more details, call Lois Buchanan at (562) 927-9790.

********** Published: March 14, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 48