Popular Bucyrus and Crawford County men’s chorus, United In Harmony, will be appearing for a benefit concert program 7 p.m. May 14 at Bucyrus United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Warren & Walnut Streets.
UIH’s performance will be a musical variety show including: Patriotic, Broadway Tunes, Light Rock, Folk, Country, Spiritual and Contemporary Music. Admission is free and a good will offering will be taken for the benefit of the Church’s Building Fund & Mission Projects.
United In Harmony is a men’s chorus that grew out of a quartet six years ago and currently has 23 members. UIH’s musical repertoire includes patriotic numbers, Broadway Show Tunes, spiritual, light rock or “do-opp” and a little bit of “country” and barbershop. UIH grew out of the enjoyment of singing, and sharing with others, men’s four part harmony. UIH’s unwritten Mission is to be available to schools, churches, civic groups, veteran’s organizations, charitable fund raisers, assisted living and medical providers to leverage our collective community resources and talents to improve the area’s social and cultural environment and general well being.
UIH’s musical directors are George Gibbs, Assisted by Sam Eichhorn, and piano accompanists Marcia Burkhart and Chris Quinn.
UIH acts as musical good will ambassadors for Bucyrus and Crawford County in many venues including: multiple appearances at the Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival, area assisted living facilities, Concert at the Millennium Mural; Concert In The Park Series in Bucyrus & Galion; Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Candle Light Luminaries; American Legion Christmas Gifts for Yanks program; various domination summer Church services in Bucyrus, Crestline, Galion, Marion, North Robinson and Tiffin; “Mansfield Rehab Telethon Fundraiser” and in addition UIH has performed the National Anthem for the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Columbus Clippers organizations.