The Hot Springs Music Club will host a program on Sunday, January 15 at 3:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church Christian Life Center at 218 Pratt Street.
The program will feature two extended choreographed musical numbers provided by the Hot Springs Dance Troop under the direction of Amy Bramlett-Turner, the news release said.
The song is “Still I Rise,” based on a poem by Maya Angelou, and the music is “Imagine,” performed to the song of the same name by Gabriel Diamond, Patrick Parnes, Phil Collins and John Lennon. .
Turner is the Secondary Arts Coordinator and 7-12 Dance Director for the Hot Springs School District. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Ballet and Modern Dance from TCU and her Master of Arts in Dance Education and University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is also president of the Arkansas Dance Network, the release said.
The program also includes two songs by the Hot Springs Junior Academy Choir, conducted by Lynn Morgan. Vocal solo by Alison Scott accompanied by Ersen Portugal. And an original piece for violin by Susanna Arteaga titled Gratitude, accompanied by Victor Arteaga on djembe and Tom Irwin on guitar.
This performance is part of a series of free programs offered by Hot Springs Music Club. According to President Tom Bolton, the mission of Hot Springs Music Clubs is to “promote the musical culture of our members and foster the knowledge and love of great music in our communities.” and the Arkansas Music Club Federation.”
Donations are accepted to help cover costs and further music scholarships awarded annually by the Hot Springs Music Club to Garland County students pursuing music-related degrees in higher education.