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TN Senator Yager Passes Resolution Honoring Roane Choral Society

April 26, 2023

(04/20/2023/Harriman, TN) TN State Senator Ken Yager recently passed Senate Joint Resolution No. 56 to honor and commend Roane Choral Society on its 50th anniversary.

Yager plans to attend the concert and present the SJR on Sunday, May 7 at 3:00 p.m. at the Princess Theatre in downtown Harriman.

Roane Choral Society is excited to present Celebrating 50 Years!, which highlights some of their favorite music from the past 50 years, as well as a new commissioned work by nationally recognized Knoxville composer John Purifoy with original poetry by current RCS President Amanda Peavyhouse. Join active and alumni singers as they feature pianist Slade Trammell, RCS Children’s Choir, and other guests, including former RCS director Dr. Angela Batey, who serves as Director of Choral Activities at UTK.

Admission is by donation at the door.

Please visit their website,, Facebook, and Instagram pages for updated information throughout the season.

This concert is partially funded by an Arts Build Communities grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission and administered through the Arts and Culture Alliance of Knoxville. Your purchase of specialty license plates helps fund this grant.