Former members of the Grand Forks Chorales are invited to sing in a reunion concert Nov. 3 to celebrate the group's 35th anniversary.

    Reunion activities, which begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 3, will include rehearsals and a dinner before the evening concert. Former members are asked to register by Oct. 27. Cost is $25 per person.

    Activities will take place at United Lutheran Church, 324 Chestnut Sttreet.

    "We're inviting everyone who has ever sung with the Chorale to join us for this special reunion concert," said Valerie Jensen, president of the Grand Forks Chorales board of directors.

    At the concert, former members will join the Master Chorale for a portion of the program, Jensen said.

    Dean Jilek, the group's artistic director, said, "This is an exciting time for the Chorales. We're celebrating 35 years of performing quality music and hosting artists from around the nation."

    The reunion concert "will reunite the performers and conductors of the past in a spirit of thanksgiving for their past leadership and performances," Jilek said.

    The Chorales organization is dedicated to supporting the music education system in the Grand Forks region, raising money for charitable causes, and providing artistry for the benefit of everyone in the area, he said.

    To register, go to For more, contact Callie Stadem, executive director of the Grand Forks Chorales, at or (701) 732-0091.