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Mountain Community Chorus


Christmas Concerts

December 2 at 7:00 pm and December 4 at 3:00 pm

First United Methodist Church of Union County
938 Hwy 515, Blairsville GA 30512

The directors and members of Mountain Community Chorus are pleased to invite all interested and capable singers to join us each September and February in rehearsals for our annual Christmas and spring concerts.  

Auditions for the 2016 Christmas concert season will be held on September 12, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the downstairs lobby of the Clegg Fine Arts Building on the Young Harris College campus. The first rehearsal of the season will begin at 7 p.m. at the conclusion of auditions. $20 season dues are payable at this time. Auditions for Spring will be held in February.

Contact our director, Laura Stooksbury (706) 897-4267 for more information.

Mountain Community Chorus is 40 Years Old!

In the spring of 2015 we compiled pictures, notes and remembrances of MCC's first forty years. Thank you to all who contributed!

Click here to download and view the PowerPoint!

A Brief History

In 1974, Dr. James Carley founded Mountain Community Chorus under the premise of bringing together members of the community to learn and perform fine choral literature.  Dr. Carley explained the mission of the chorus: "The aim was to organize an amateur group who would enjoy singing quality choral music to the best degree of perfection possible; to sing a varied repertoire (with something for everyone) so that singers and our communities will be proud of our accomplishments."  In 1985, when Dr. Carley retired, Mr. William Fox became director of MCC. In 2008, Mountain Community Chorus was incorporated with non-profit status.

MCC’s first performances and rehearsals were at Tri-County Community College in Murphy, NC.   The choir then moved to John C. Campbell Folk School to rehearse and perform.  Concerts were also held at area community churches.  Currently, MCC is grateful for its relationship with Young Harris College.  YHC provides rehearsal and performance space and has become integral partners in providing music to the community. 

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