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PERFORMANCE NOTES.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Children's choir concert Monday at Hult

A 350-voice super chorus will showcase music for treble voices when eight youth choirs from throughout the United States combine for the Pacific International Children's Choir Festival's ninth annual gala concert at 8 p.m. Monday in the Hult Center's Silva Concert Hall, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.

The program will feature `Untraveled Worlds,' an extended piece for choir, violinist, percussion and keyboard by Paul Halley, who earned four Grammy Awards for his contributions as featured writer and performer on many recordings by the Paul Winter Consort.

Tickets are $12 ($9 for students and seniors) through the Hult box office, 682-5000.

The chorus will be accompanied by members of the Eugene Youth Symphony.

Also, youth choral specialist Henry Leck will direct a performance by the PICCFEST Chorus during the opening ceremonies of the Oregon Bach Festival at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the Hult Center lobby.

At noon Saturday, Honors Lyric Singers and Phoenix Boys Choir will be spotlighted in the Oregon Bach Festival's "On the House" concert series in the Hult lobby.

For a full PICCFEST schedule, go to www.piccfest.org.

Bloch Festival opens Friday in Newport

The 16th Ernest Bloch Music Festival kicks off Friday at the Newport Performing Arts Center in Newport.

Running through July 9, the festival celebrates the life and work of composer Ernest Bloch, who lived and worked at Agate Beach from 1941 until his death in 1959.

The festival offers six public concerts, including a string orchestra concert featuring the music of Bloch and others, a composers' symposium, a young musicians' program and the third annual free Fourth of July concert performed by the Newport Symphony Orchestra.

All concerts will be held at the Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St. in Newport. For tickets call (541) 265-ARTS.
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