The Great American Picnic
September 9, 1984 was the day of the Great American Picnic, an event that will live forever in the minds of those who attended. The story goes that Lynn Sjolund was elbow deep in tubs of potato salad, mixing in key ingredients like pickle relish and mayonnaise. The day was filled with music, good food and entertainment of many kinds.
Great American Picnic Photo Gallery (Click on an image to view it.)
Rogue Valley Chorale Fall Concert, November 16 and 18, 1984
Anton Bruckner’s Mass No.2 in E minor was performed at the 1984 Fall concert. Also performed were songs in praise of music, such as Sing Ye Merrily by Arnold Mendelssohn (related to Felix Mendelssohn), and To Music composed by Martin Kalamanoff using text by Robert Herrick.
The Chorale celebrated the 300th birthday of George Frederic Handel and the 400th birthday of Heinrich Schutz. Kathy Gordon and Susan Olsen were among the soloists featured.