Walking around the Circle
“We don’t just stand there and hold a piece of music and sing,” she says. “We actually perform it—we move.”
Oberlies has been a member of the group since 1974, and she was in charge of purchasing the Capital City Chorus’s brick, located on
, in the late 70’s. When the brick was finally laid, Oberlies and some of the girls from the chorus made a trip downtown to take pictures of themselves standing in front of it (see right).
“It was just a quirky thing to do,” she says of buying the brick. “We also named a star. After we got notification that told us where it was, we went to
And while Oberlies and her chorus mates haven’t thought about the photo of them with their brick in years, they’ll have an opportunity to recreate it next year. “Next May, we perform at the 500 Festival Memorial Service on the Circle,” she says. “We’ll have to troop on down there and find that brick again!”
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