Atlanta Vocal Project Presents “Harmony in the Hills” Concert at DeSoto
Monday, March 12, 2018- 5:05 p.m.
ROME, Ga. – For decades, music has filled the confines of the Historic DeSoto Theatre. This spring, the landmark on Broad Street welcomes the harmonious sounds of one of the best barbershop choruses in the nation.
As part of the Parker FiberNet Concert Series, Atlanta Vocal Project makes its Rome debut at the “Harmony in the Hills” concert on Friday, April 13, 8 p.m. at the Historic DeSoto Theatre, 530 Broad St., Rome, GA.
Under the direction of Clay Hine, Atlanta Vocal Project is an Atlanta-area a cappella choruses specializing in the barbershop style and ranks as one of the best Barbershop Choruses in the world.
Its vision is to enrich lives in every generation in our surrounding communities through performances, music education, school system programs, and community activities through the lifelong benefits of a cappella harmony singing and performances.
Recognized as one of the 10 highest-scoring chapters in the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Chapter Achievement program, Atlanta Vocal Project has enthralled audiences with its spirited, high-energy performances throughout Georgia as well as in Indianapolis, Denver, Nashville, Anaheim, Kansas City, Portland, and Las Vegas, plus in Toronto, competing in the Society’s 2013 convention.
Established in 2008, the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation has overseen improvements in the building such as the renovation of the theatre’s entry vestibule and façade, new lounges and marble bathrooms, a renovated auditorium with new carpet and historically-accurate seating, a new concessions area, and the recent addition of sound panels. Additional capital improvements planned include electrical modernization, further sound improvements, renovation of the stage area and enhanced safety systems as well as the day to day care and maintenance that a historic building deserves.
Tickets for the AVP concert will go on sale Friday, March 16 and be sold online at www.historicdesototheatre.org. Adult tickets prices are $17 General Admission and $27 Reserved seating, and Student/Senior tickets prices are $12 for General admission and $22 for Reserved seating, For group purchases of 10 or more, discounted prices are also available by calling 706-591-8377.