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St. Simon choir concert supports social justice night Voices of Hope concert

St. Simon Catholic Parish has scheduled a concert featuring the Voices of Hope Humanitarian Choir 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church, 1860 Grant Road, Los Altos.

The evening also will include players from the Cal Arte Ensemble performing works by George Frideric Handel and composer Henry Mollicone’s “Beatitude Mass for the Homeless.”

Conducted by music director Mollicone, the Voices of Hope Humanitarian Choir is a volunteer ensemble comprising singers from several local musical organizations. Singers are from St. Simon; the San Jose Symphonic Choir; St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Saratoga; and St. Luke Lutheran Church in Sunnyvale. The Cal Arte Ensemble is run by St. Simon Parish’s choir director and award-winning pianist Tamami Honma.

The purpose of Voices of Hope is to raise funds for social justice and homelessness, with an aim to inspire audience members to make a difference for people in poverty.

Admission is free and open to all. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s work aiding the homeless in the community.

For more information, visit henrymollicone.com/beatitude-mass/voicesofhope.

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