Open Circle Singers: Light the World with Song

  • Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Avenue Langley, WA, 98260 United States

Join the Open Circle Singers, South Whidbey’s Community Choir, and a host of special guests, for an evening of uplifting song and poetry. Known for it’s crowd-pleasing concerts, the choir will feature songs that demonstrate the power of music to uplift, heal, and bring us together in joyful community. Special guests include local favorites—poet Judith Adams and singer Greg Garbarino plus San Francisco-based singer/songwriter Sara Lovell.

All proceeds will benefit musician and youth empowerment pioneer Charlie Murphy, who is challenged with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), and the work of Healing Circles Langley, founded by Diana and Kelly Lindsay. Several of Charlie’s family members from the East Coast will be with him at the concert. And his brother, John Murphy, also a musician, will be gracing us with his Tenor Sax.

Suggested donation: $10+
Zech Hall Piano Bar opens at 6:15

Tickets on sale at the door at the door at 6:15
Open seating

Join us for a reception in Zech Hall following the concert

For information contact: peggy@whidbey.com

About Charlie Murphy and Healing Circles Langley:

Charlie is a singer/songwriter who was the leader of the band, “Rumors of the Big Wave” in the 1980’s and 90’s. He has become known in recent years for directing an international youth program called Partners for Youth Empowerment (PYE Global), www.pyeglogal.org, an outgrowth of Power of Hope, www.powerofhope.org, which he co-founded with Open Circle Singers director Peggy Taylor. 

Healing Circles Langley is a warm and welcoming center (right across from WICA) that provides support, learning, and community for people facing health challenges and their families. For a full range of classes and services see: Healing Circles Langley.