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Guild congratulates Kaitlynne Azbill

The Creative Arts Guild congratulates Kaitlynne Azbill. Kaitlynne recently competed in the District 7 Band Contest. She placed 1st chair Tenor Saxophone in the "A" band. District 7 includes 15 counties in the Northwest Georgia Area. The band will perform a concert in early 2015.  Kaitlynne is an 8th grader at Westside Middle School, and a private student of Creative Arts Guild Music Director Lisa Elders.

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Fun in Whoville! Get ready!

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Get Ready! Handstands in Whoville is Coming! Click here for info 

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L'Abri String Ensemble to perform "Christmas Ornaments"

The L’Abri String Ensemble will present a program called “Christmas Ornaments” at the Creative Arts Guild.

The group was formed in 2012, shortly after its parent organization, the L’Abri Symphony Orchestra, moved to Dalton. Its purpose was to act as musical ambassadors from the orchestra, bringing string music to smaller venues where the full symphony could not go. To its adult audiences it brings entertainment and an introduction to the classical style of music. To its young audiences it hopefully gives inspiration to learn about and possibly study stringed instruments.

The ensemble has performed at the NW GA Trade & Convention Center, Faith Christian Academy, Dalton First Baptist Church, Tunnel Hill First Baptist Church, Ridgewood Manor, Royal Oaks, the Dalton-Whitfield Public Library, and the Creative Arts Guild.

The L’Abri String Ensemble began as a quintet, but has since grown to eight members, forming a double string quartet. Jim Burdick directs the group, and does all the musical arrangements. Three of the players are music teachers, and most have full-time jobs.

Members are: Jim Burdick, Miranda Kovac, Nathan Jones, and Hannah Cochran on violin, Evelyn Boullain and Abigail Cochran on viola, and Cecilia Pressnell and Jason Cochran on cello.

The concert will be held Saturday, December 13th at 7pm in the Jonas Performance Hall of the Creative Arts Guild, located at 520 West Waugh Street. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. For more information, contact CAG Music Director Lisa Elders at 706-259-1822 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Frozen Fun!

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What a great time!

More than 60 kids showed up for this Kid's NIght Out, watched the movie Frozen, had their pictures taken in costumes with the movie characters, played games, and enjoyed refreshments. And, there were prizes for best costumes!

If you missed it, not to worry!  The Guild Gymnastics and Cheer Program is planning more of these fun evenings; keep an eye out here for information about the next one: "HANDSTANDS IN WHOVILLE"

Call (706) 529-3442 for details