Concordia Players Announce New Board Members, New President

May, 2007

Jim McClelland

The Concordia Chamber Players, New Hope’s premier chamber ensemble, has announced the election of several new members of its Board of Directors and a new President, Candace Jones. Jones has been a member of the Board and is a resident of Solebury for thirty years and is a life-long student of the piano. She also serves on the Boards of The Riverside Symphonia and The Buckingham Friends School. She is a partner at The Princeton Family Center
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New board members include Linda Kenyon, who moved from Washington, D.C. in 2003 and lives in a converted barn in Solebury. As an actress, she has developed a one-woman show, A Life of My Own – Meeting Eleanor Roosevelt, which she has performed locally. She has done voice-overs for specials on The Discovery Channel and her voice is heard as narrator at The U.S. Holocaust Museum; The Postal Museum; The Civil Rights Museum and The Gettysburg Visitor’s Center. She sings in The Trinity Episcopal Church Choir.

Jim McClelland is a free-lance Bucks County writer, whose whole career has been in Arts administration, including The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and The Curtis Institute of Music. He is the author of Fountains of Philadelphia and his new book, A Guide to the Visual & Performing Arts will be published this fall by Stackpole Books. He is also the Philadelphia-area correspondent for Arts & Antiques Magazine.