The Vernon Parish String Orchestra, led by conductor Karen Gordy, performed 15 songs for spectators Tuesday at the Holly Grove United Methodist Church in Anacoco.


The Vernon Parish String Orchestra, led by conductor Karen Gordy, performed 15 songs for spectators Tuesday at the Holly Grove United Methodist Church in Anacoco.
The performance included American, English, Irish and Swedish hymns as well as pieces by Mozart, and also included medleys and sing-a-longs.Selections included "How Great Thou Art," "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "Amazing Grace."
The concert featured the Once Upon a Time Quartet, featuring Moriah, Jochebed, Abigail and Obadiah Michler, and the Mini Michler Quartet, featuring Jochebed, Havilah, Keturah and Cherith Michler.
Upcoming performances by the string orchestra include Dec. 11 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Jasper, Texas, Dec. 12 at the Methodist Church in Merryville and Dec. 16 at the Vernon Parish Library in Leesville.