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Men's chorus forming in Columbia River Gorge


The Columbia Gorge communities will soon have a new singing organization. The Columbia Gorge Chorus, a men’s a cappella group, will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, October 20, from 6:30 - 9:00 pm at the Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road in Hood River.

The group will sing mostly music in the barbershop style and will plan to become a chapter in the Barbershop Harmony Society (formerly SPEBSQSA). Key drivers in the effort to establish this new chorus are Gorge residents Ken Galloway and Dick O’Bannon. The music director for the new group will be Harry Buerer, a musician from Portland who is the choir director at Cedar Hills Baptist Church and has been a mem...

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