Music in the Living Room: Nancy Hood
Nancy Hood, mezzo-soprano, is a classically trained vocalist with many years of performing solo and small ensemble concerts. Her Christmas at Blithewold programs include an eclectic mix of carols, American folk, classical and popular songs for the season. With a rich velvet “voice like a good vintage wine”, she draws an enthusiastic audience.
Marilyn Hambly, keyboard, is a retired music teacher having worked for 28 years with the Bristol-Warren Regional School department. Through the years she has accompanied several different choral groups and has been organist at various churches. She now enjoys being retired and occasional accompanying.
Admission + Reserved Seating Fee:
Family (2 adults, 2 youths) $26.00
Full-time Student/Military $11.00
Youths 6- 17 $5.00
Guests who have reserved seats must arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the concert.
Price includes mansion. To register, click here.
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