Day Five

Dear Parents,
We had a leisurely morning and it was necessary for all! With the free morning some ventured to a fabulous book store, others to the outdoor market and others to a local breakfast. At 2:30 we boarded a bus provided for us by the bario of Villa Ballester and were transported to our concert site. Brief rehearsals, a change of clothes, and another lovely concert for a VERY appreciative audience. They fed us a delicious dinner and we were grateful for an early return. . . . although the bus driver was a little sketchy on the address. Somehow it seems that GPS here stands for “General Possible Solution” with the emphasis on possible!!!!
Tomorrow we will begin our day with a group breakfast and tour the world famous Teatro Colon. Then we will go to La Plata- the capital of the province of Buenos  Aires. We will sing for a new audience and with a new choir.
All the best from the Southern Hemisphere,
Kate & Choir
PS Just a note about the fabulous chaperones on this trip – they are amazing!
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Some of us visited a BEAUTIFUL book store – El Ateneo.  It’s in a restored opera house and is considered one of the the top 10 in the world!
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We took a bumpy bus ride to Villa Ballester (where Pablo grew up!) and visited the Sociedad Coral Alemana (German Choral Society).
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Billy Lynn and choir performing in the concert hall at the German Choral Society.
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Charlie sang a solo, and it was wonderful! The audience loved it.  Great work, Charlie!
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Pablo and Kate translate the German text for the audience.
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The choral society gave Kate a beautiful clock in appreciation for the music she brought to them!
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After the concert, they fed us some munchies.  Thomas and Matt are deep in conversation with the locals.
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