Choir to sing for Wings of Hope hospice benefit
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PUTNEY On Sunday, September 9, the Kurn Hattin Choir will perform at the Wings of Hope benefit for Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire. The event will include the release of live butterflies to honor friends and family who have died. Kurn Hattin students will sing a number of musical selections and invite the audience to participate in the final song, “Amazing Grace,” to close the program.

The choir received a positive response at that event in Putney last year and this year has been invited to perform at both Wings of Hope events, in Putney and in Lebanon, NH.

Lisa Bianconi, choir director, understands something about touching lives through music, as one of 217 quarterfinalists selected from 30,000 nominees for the first ever Music Educator’s Grammy, to be awarded in January. The music program at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children has been an integral part of the school’s curriculum since its inception in 1894. Today all students participate in one or more aspects of the program.

Like Kurn Hattin, the Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire has also been a positive presence in the area for over a century, serving individuals and families by providing clinically excellent care and compassionate support in the comfort of their own homes.

The public is welcome to attend this event on Sunday, September 9, at Landmark College, and may purchase a butterfly for $20 to honor a loved one, and support Hospice services in the area. Order forms are available at

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