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Song Pipers to Hold Open House October 25 to Recruit New Singers PDF Print Email

 

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By Jackie Bunn, Chair, The Song Pipers


Oct. 11, 2017:  The Song Pipers of Bronxville invite area residents to an open house/rehearsal on Wednesday, October 25, at 10:00 am at The Reformed Church of Bronxville in Fellowship Hall on Midland Avenue across from the fire station.

This musical therapy group was formed after World War II to brighten the day for returning veterans. We continue to perform today for a varied audience.

Once a week, we seek one another's company and sing
Then we add a little bling

And bring some joy to those we entertain.
We may even touch a heart or two with a memorable refrain.

We practice at the church every Wednesday morning from 9:30 am to 11:30 am (with piano).
We sing Broadway tunes, a little Billy Joel, some Gershwin, and songs from long ago.
Nursing homes, senior centers, and women's clubs look forward to our show

(We also do a smooth soft shoe.)
We'd love a new recruit or two!
Won't you join our musical crew? 

Call Jackie Bunn for more information at 914-793-5166.

Pictured here:  The Song Pipers.

Photo by Ken Richardson

 

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Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

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