Concert Closes Jerry Ford 50 Years of Music Exhibit

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The "Jerry Ford's 50 Years of Music" exhibit will close Nov. 28 at 3pm. "Jerry and his musical groups have graciously donated their time during the 2009 season by holding free monthly concerts." states Viney Mosley, Director of the Cape River Heritage Museum. "The monthly concerts were formed in cooperation with seven community organizations. Ford's musical groups have donated their time to the popular concerts series," added Mosley. Ford founded the "Sounds of the Season concert when his younger brother, Don, was diagnosed with cancer. The previous 13 years raised over $160,000 for Southeast's cancer program

Feature performances include Cape Central senior, Quitman McBride III, along with Jerry Ford and Beverly Reece Saturday Nov 28th at 10:30am free concert. McBride has performed with Ford's orchestra on many occasions including Governor Jay Nixon's Inaugural Ball in the Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City January 2009 .

The Cape River Heritage Museum will host the final performance with excerpts of the Southeast Missouri Hospital Foundation's Sounds of the Seasons concert Saturday November 28 at 10:30 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public. call 573 334 0405 for details.

The Sound of the Seasons concerts, directed by Mike Dumey, feature many of the talented young students in our area and has the reputation as a highlight of the Christmas season. This year's concert will be Sunday, December 6 at Cape Bible Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. For more information about the December concert, call Southeast Hospital Foundations's office at 986-6622.

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