CL Choraleers to host ‘Best of Big Band’ concert


The Canyon Lake Choraleers invited the community to attend their upcoming concert, “Best of Big Band,” on Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge.

General Admission tickets are $15; VIP tickets are $20.Tickets are available at the POA office, and from any Choraleers member.

The concert, directed by Lorliee Bajema, will feature well-known songs from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s by composers George Gershwin, Richard Rogers, Glen Miller, Irving Berlin and others.

“Blue Skies,” “Embraceable You,” “Isn’t It Romantic,” “It Had to Be You,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” “Moonlight Serenade,” and “Java Jive” are a few of the nostalgic songs concertgoers will hear.

In addition to Canyon Lake’s resident pianist Lynda Salina, 16 members of the Elsinore High advanced jazz ensemble will accompany the chorus, as well as serenade guests with a few of their own favorites.

The concert will include an opportunity drawing during intermission. The no-host bar will feature a special themed drink.

Sponsorship ads in the concert program are still available, some with tickets included. For more information, contact Choraleers President Larry Garland at

Under POA rules, tickets alone will no longer be accepted for gate entry. Non-Canyon Lake residents must be on a Canyon Lake resident’s guest call-in list to gain entry into the community.

The Choraleers is a vocal group of men and women who enjoy singing in a choral group that performs spring and fall concerts, including combinations of selected singers and solo performances. Membership is open to residents and those in nearby communities. For more information, visit