St. Bede’s

Collage Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Rafael Ornes, will present Close Encounters, a program which explores collisions between cultures, crossovers between musical genres, and more personal encounters of many musical styles on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4:00 pm at St. Bede’s (2650 Sand Hill Rd.) in Menlo Park.

Experience the vocal magic that happens when a jazz composer borrows a theme from a Romantic composer, when a composer arranges a folk tune for a medieval chant, or when Latin rhythms transform a Tin Pan Alley tune. The suggested donation is $15

A reception will follow the performance. All donations will benefit LifeMoves, which helps local families and individuals break the cycle of homelessness.

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