B A S T R O P A C A D E M Y O F M U S I C . C O M / C H O R U S


Bastrop Community Chorus rehearses on Thursday nights. The choir is open for new members until the end of January. Anyone interested in auditioning need only come by the Lumberyard on Thursday nights at 7:30.
    The chorus will perform the Faure requiem March 27 and 28 at Bastrop First Methodist Church, accompanied by the Bastrop Community Orchestra and the beautiful pipe organ in the Methodist Church sanctuary.
    Enjoy the great entertainment coming at you this month at the Lumberyard Music Hall at 1109 Main Street in Bastrop.  Check the Lumberyard calendar to get all the details. We're bringing you lots of great performers with lots of fantastic music every Friday night in January!
    Help us spread the word that live music is alive and well in downtown Bastrop .
 Jeff Brister

Christmas Recital held December 18
    Friday night, December 18, the Lumberyard music hall hosted the Christmas Recital of the Bastrop Academy of Music.
    The program featured performers young and not so young, singing and playing Christmas favorites and other pieces brought to their thrilling levels of performance through rehearsals and the training of the instruction of the Bastrop Academy of Music staff. Many favorite tunes were presented, and snacks and drinks were provided.
    The Lumberyard music hall, located at 1109 Main Street in Bastrop, is also the home of Bastrop Academy of Music.

Bastrop Community Chorus debuted December 4
    The new Bastrop Community Chorus of more than 30 voices, under the direction of Jeff Brister, performed December 4 and 5 at the Lumberyard Music Hall, 1109 Main St., Bastrop. The program included traditional Christmas music in special arrangements as well as selections from Handel's Messiah. The audience had the opportunity for some sing-along.
    Instrumental accompaniment was performed by Bastrop Community Orchestra and Bastrop High School students. Hot wassail and home-baked goods were offered for refreshment.
    The chorus's next performance is scheduled for February 2010.
                                                                 PHOTOS TAKEN NOV. 24 IN REHEARSAL