Corazón singers Gillian Wiley

Corazón is calling you

The local youth choir practiced for their upcoming concert at the Nelson United Church on Tuesday evening.

“A desert road from Vegas to nowhere,” Corazón soloist Michael Marsland sang during a practice Tuesday night at the Nelson United Church with director Allison Girvan. “Some place better than where you’ve been.”

Those are the opening lines to “Calling You” by Bob Telson, one of the songs Corazón will perform during the upcoming six-choir configuration Voices West at the Brilliant Cultural Centre at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

“I am calling you,” the choir sang together. “Can’t you hear me? I am calling you.”

Fellow soloist Emma Chart (above) then joined in, backed up by Siena Luckett, Sebastian Bodine, Tibo Kölmel, Liam Jones and Isaac Gray (below).

Vaughn Preninger (below) found himself grinning as he rehearsed, while Gillian Wiley, Alexandra Deane and Leigha Calladine offered up their ethereal vocalizations (top photo).

“That was haunting,” Girvan told them.

Indeed it was.

 

Just Posted

Leafs add 2 players at KIJHL trade deadline

Nelson also traded defenceman Tyson Soobotin to Castlegar

VIDEO: Kootenay drug users fight stigma with video series

The multi-part series from ANKORS is meant to align with the goals of the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force

Nelson police warn of counterfeit money in city

The department says it has received multiple reports of fake Canadian and U.S. cash

Nelson library asks city for 2 per cent funding increase

The increase would cover inflation, increased use, stagnant provincial funding, and a negotiated wage increase

Trail cannabis shop gets green light from province

The Higher Path hopes to open doors in next couple of weeks

VIDEO: Monday Roundup

The Star’s weekly news roundup

Millennial Money: Don’t let Instagram envy get you into debt

A full 48 per cent of U.S. households have credit card debt

Jury debates fate of man accused of killing 12-year-old B.C. girl 40 years ago

Police allege Garry Handlen told a cop how he abducted, sexually assaulted and strangled Monica Jack in May 1978

B.C. city’s computer system suffered malware attack last year

No personal data was compromised when City of Cranbrook was hit by ransomware last spring.

Letters on way to all homeowners in B.C. speculation tax communities

Property owners have to register to avoid vacant-home tax

New orca calf in Salish Sea ‘healthy and active’

Birth cause for celebration but things still dire genetically, expert says

Good Samaritan rescues cat found in heaps of garbage at B.C. landfill

The cat was abandoned and left to die at the Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill, the BC SPCA says

East Kootenay town pitches $80m multi-purpose community centre

City of Fernie vies for slice of cost-sharing pie to integrate recreation facilities into new centre

Most Read