Soundwaves Chorale delights audiences

Soundwaves Chorale recently presented “Songs of a Nation.”

Soundwaves Chorale, a new vocal ensemble based in Colonial Beach, presented their inaugural performances last weekend. The choir, part of Studio Swanson, a private music and arts studio, debuted on July 1 at Colonial Beach Baptist Church and on July 2 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.

Under the guidance of artistic director Benjamin Swanson, Soundwaves Chorale delivered a captivating concert, “Songs of a Nation.” The repertoire showcased American patriotic music, spirituals, folk songs and enchanting musical theater pieces, accompanied by collaborative pianist David Kim and flutist Arlene McKenzie, reported Swanson. Artists Barbara Anthony, Kimberly Fischer, Rebecca Anderson Hunt, Swanson and Tommy Feltner provided exquisite paintings to