Church hosting concert Sept. 8

ELLSWORTH — Elitsa Stoyneva Krastev, a seven-time gold medalist in traditional folk singing from Targovishte, Bulgaria, will be performing along with the Maine Balkan Choir on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 4 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Ellsworth.

Krastev has performed at numerous concerts and competitions in Bulgaria, Egypt, Switzerland, Greece and Canada.

She has been a special guest singer in many music halls, including Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Sanders Theater at Harvard University. Recently, she completed an educational project with the Chicago Children’s Choir, featuring a book and a DVD.

The suggested donation is $10.

For more information, call the church at 667-7641.

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