chapter  1
Cultural Diversity in the Community Choir
ByMichael W. Kramer
Pages 5

As Nathan put on his tuxedo, he was confident. At dress rehearsal yesterday evening, the community choir exceeded his expectations. The community orchestra adapted to his direction of the entire ensemble. The soloists performed like the polished professionals they were. Ticket sales were more than he had hoped; the sanctuary at the church was standing room only. He knew that tonight’s concert would be a success. And yet, as he put on his bowtie as the finishing touch, he was concerned about one thing. What should he say at the end of the warm-ups?