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A Community of Singers

Schemeckfest 2016Schmeckfest.  European festival where one eats plates of sausages, or German expletive someone makes when they fall down the stairs?  While the sound of this word may conjure up many images, lucky for us, it means none of the above! “Schmeck”, according to event organizer Larry Nickel, is a term German Mennonites once used to describe beautiful singing or “taste”.   So in effect, “Schmeckfest” is actually a concert where many choirs come together to experience or “taste” the sounds of other choirs.  And what a community it is!

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