memorial for a brilliant woman

Sunday, April 20, 2014


The Virginia Benefit Chorale, in cooperation with Grace Episcopal Church, Goochland, is giving a community concert to honor the life and works of Shann Palmer, poet and author of books, who was Sharon Radabaugh in most other walks of life. Sharon was a soprano in the Virginia Benefit Chorale, and was the organist and Choirmaster at Grace Episcopal Church.
The concert featuring Chorus and Orchestra, 
conducted by Steve Davis, will be on Mothers Day, May 11, at 4:00 pm. there is no charge but donations are needed to defray the costs of the concert. Make checks payable: see below.
If you are a singer, we need you in the chorus. (no audition) The rehearsal schedule is below.
The Chorus will be joined by Orchestra

The program will include:
The Gloria,    Antonio Vivaldi
 Ave Verum,    W. A. Mozart
Laudate Dominum,  W. A. Mozart
Rejoice in the Lord, Henry Purcell

Checks should be payable to the Virginia Benefit Chorale, and put in the offering.
Or you can mail checks to:
11130 Sterling Cove Drive
Chesterfield, VA   23838-5158
If you would like your name in the program
please email the director at:

The rehearsal schedule:
3 Fridays: Apr25, May2, May9  Time 6:30-9:00
3 Saturdays: Apr26, May3, May10
Times on Sat AM: 9:30-12:00 Lunch Break
Times on Sat PM: 2:00-4:00

All rehearsals and the performance at:
Grace Episcopal Church
2955 River Road
Goochland, VA

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mark your calendars!

The Virginia Benefit Chorale will be performing a community concert on May 11th at 4pm to honor the life and works of Shann Palmer.

The performance will be held at Grace Episcopal Church: 2955 River road, Goochland, Virginia. There is no cover charge, but donations are very welcome.

If you would like to participate, donate, or have any questions, don't hesitate to email the director Steve Davis at

They are always looking for more singers!