Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tour Is Finally Here!

The time has finally arrived. The Chamber Choir leaves February 23rd, 2011 for New York City. The itinerary is set and they will have a full five days touring the city, performing at the Assisted Living Center and singing in Carnegie Hall, one of the most famous concert halls in America!

The choir members are to meet at the school packed and ready to go at 7:00 pm on the 23rd. Their flying Delta Flt #1002 that leaves at 11:45 pm and arrives in New York City at 6:09 am. While in New York they'll stay at the Sheraton New York on 7th Avenue and 53rd Street (212) 581-1000.

Hopefully they'll get some sleep on the plane because on Thursday they'll have some time to tour the city. Some of their plans are to
1. Perform baptisms in the Manhattan LDS Temple
2. Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art
3. Shop
4. Tour Central Park

In the afternoon they'll sing at the Sunrise Assisted Living Center in the Bronx. After returning many will go see a broadway play.

On Friday they'll visit the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Ground Zero in the morning and early afternoon. Later they'll have their first group practice with the choirs that will sing at Carnegie Hall.

That evening they'll all go to see the play Lion King.

On Saturday they'll have rehearsals most of the day and then have some time in the evening to go to another play or go exploring in the city (chaperoned of course).

On Sunday they'll go to the Young Single Adult ward in Manhattan and then rehearse and prepare for their concert. They sing at 8:30 at Carnegie Hall. After singing everyone may get to go to the Carnegie Deli, a deli with a lot of history and amazing food.

On Monday they get one more chance to go see the city, shop and tour New York City and then will fly home. Their flight is Delta #95. It leaves at 3:45 pm EST and arrives in Salt Lake City at 7:24 pm. They should arrive at Lone Peak High School around 9:00 where they will fall asleep from exhaustion and joy at seeing their families again.

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