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LFPR - October 23, 2019 - 0 comments

SAVANNAH, GA – October 23, 2019 – The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) has announced a new concert and fundraising initiative, Music with a Mission: The Three Michaels. The performance will feature ATC artists Kim Michael Polote, Michael Preacely, and Mykal Kilgore, accompanied by David Duckworth. This show will kick off at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave, Savannah.

“The Three Michaels” have banded together for this concert in the Music with a Mission series to benefit the ATC’s educational initiatives. They will perform beautiful and beloved songs from the American repertoire, spanning many genres and speak about what musical education means to them.

Music with a Mission is a unique series of concerts celebrating First Presbyterian Church’s call to artistry and outreach. Concerts by outstanding musicians are offered free of charge in the community while raising money and awareness of local community needs. A love offering is received at each concert with 100% of the proceeds going to support the work of a mission partner.

Through its educational program, the ATC seeks to educate and expose children in the Chatham County area to different genres of American music. With performances in the community and workshops in the school system, the organization hopes to engage tomorrow’s educators, performers and music lovers, while teaching them a respect and appreciation for music that spans all genres and time periods.

“We are very excited to partner with Music with a Mission and welcome back our amazingly talented signers as they serenade the audience with American favorites for all ages,” said ATC Artistic Director Mikki Sodergren. “We are thankful to First Presbyterian for hosting this series and supporting our educational outreach program.”

The ATC celebrates and preserves all styles of classic American music. The organization promotes these songs by producing an annual vocal competition in Savannah, Georgia, that awards over $35,000 in cash prizes. The ATC is committed to serving the great Savannah community. The organization provides musical education, musical opportunities and performances for Savannah locals of all ages. This 501(c)(3) arts institution was born of the desire to foster and preserve traditions of musical expressions, which have been significant in the culture of the United States, by celebrating the repertoire that represents both the art and the popular cultures of our country.

To learn more about the American Traditions Vocal Competition, please visit


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