“Royal,” a Musical Adventure
May 03, 2016 01:01PM
● By Elena Hutslar
The Diablo Women’s Chorale invites you to experience Royal at 2pm on Saturday, May 14, at Saint Matthew Lutheran Church, 399 Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek. Advance tickets are: general admission $16, student $10, premium seating $20. Tickets can be purchased online at www.DiabloWomensChorale.org or by calling 800-838-3006.
Join us for an afternoon of musical adventure and delight as director Steve Mullins, accompanist Carolyn Wolf, and Diablo Women's Chorale present “royal” entertainment, perfect for the whole family, featuring music from the King of Pop and the Queen of Soul.
Some familiar tunes to be performed include a tribute to Queen, Disney classics, “We are the World” written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, ABBA’s trademark song “Dancing Queen,” two classics honoring Elvis Presley, and a medley chock-full of classic hits from Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, featuring “I Feel the Earth Move,” “So Far Away,” and “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow.”
Diablo Women’s Chorale (DWC) is a lively group of women singers from the Bay Area, presenting concerts in the spring and winter. New members are welcomed in August and January.
Director Steven D. Mullins moved to Walnut Creek in 1982 and has held music director positions at several East Bay churches. His primary emphasis has been excellence in all aspects of choral music production. He has directed DWC since August 2015.
Accompanist Carolyn B. Wolf has taught elementary vocal music in Lafayette. She currently teaches music lessons privately, is the worship coordinator and accompanist at a church in Walnut Creek, and accompanies two choirs in Rossmoor. She has also been involved with local theater companies.
For further information, visit www.diablowomenschorale.org.