SGAAC was pleased to offer grants to the following organizations for their upcoming events:

Hymn Sings: Wyoming Valley Hymn Sings on September 1st and October 6th at 2pm at the Wyoming Valley Cultural Arts Center.  Non-denominational, all voices welcome.  Free will donation.

Rural Musicians Forum: Percussion Truck--Musicians from Northern Illinois University travel to Spring Green to perform a new composition on local artist John Himmelfarb's sculpture created from a vintage truck.  September 22nd, 2:30pm, Wyoming Valley Cultural Arts Center.  For full event details visit The Rural Musicians Forum website.

River Valley Community Chorus:  Sounds of the French Masters in the River Valley. September 29th at 4pm at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain. A free will offering will be accepted at the door. The chorus of 60 community members will perform two pieces, the haunting Requiem Mass by Faure and the rarely performed Messe Solennelle by Vierne. The chorus will be joined by a 15 piece orchestra for Requiem Mass and by two organs for Messe Solennelle. Soloists for the concert are Carl Leaf, Derek Miller, and Emily Wicker.