THE Flying Padre in Cloncurry was on the minds of the 250 people who gathered at Elanora Uniting Church on Sunday 29 July to enjoy a performance by the Australian Chamber Musicians.
Titled On the Wings of Song: From Bach to Gershwin, the concert delighted all present, and the church donated the entire proceeds of $3700 to Flying Padre Rev Garry Hardingham.
Pianist Brierley Cutting added a surprise solo piano piece by Rachmaninoff to the program in honour of the grand piano recently acquired by the church.
After such a successful and enjoyable event, the Elanora Uniting Church congregation is planning to invite the Australian Chamber Musicians to perform at the same time next year.
Photo : Elanora Uniting Church member Janine Kinnear with Paul Kopetz, bass clarinet player with the Australian Chamber Musicians. Photo courtesy of Janine Kinnear