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Chorus of Westerly Music Director Andrew Howell, wearing one of his daughters' backpacks, chats with his mom, Alice Howell, Saturday morning as he and daughters Sadie, 6, and Rowan, 4, prepare to board a bus to Logan Airport in Boston. The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan or JFK airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun
Chorus of Westerly member Jeannie MacLaughlin of Westerly gets a hug from her friend Janet York of North Stonington as she prepares to leave with the chorus for a trip to Europe. Ms. York was also there to say goodbye to her granddaughter, Kaylee York, 13 (not pictured), who is also going on the trip. The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan Airport in Boston or JFK Airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun Chorus of Westerly Music Director Andrew Howell holds his daughter Rowan, 4, as he poses for a photo with his mom, Alice Howell, his daughter Sadie, 6, his dad Peter Emerson, his son Henry, 2, and his aunt Pamela Young before heading out with the chorus on their trip to Europe. Howell's wife, Emily, and all three of their children are going on the trip. The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan Airport in Boston or JFK Airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun Aimee Blanchette (right) of Westerly raises her arms in excitement as she and her fellow Chorus of Westerly members are given the go-ahead to start boarding the buses. The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan Airport in Boston or JFK Airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan Airport in Boston or JFK Airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun Lee Eastbourne (right), operations and marketing manager for the Chorus of Westerly, oversees the group of chorus members preparing to board buses for a trip to Europe. The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan Airport in Boston or JFK Airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun Chorus of Westerly member Robin Goodwin, of Westerly, and her sisters Kathy Swain, of Westerly and Deborah Flower, of Tennessee, who are going to Chorus of Westerly Director Andrew Howell's mom Alice Howell, gives a kiss goodbye to her granddaughter Rowan, 4, as Rowan's sister Sadie, 6, stands by. The children are accompanying their father and mother, Emily, on the chorus' trip to Europe. The 228 members of the chorus boarded buses bound for either Logan Airport in Boston or JFK Airport in New York to begin their journey to Central Europe, where they will perform in Prague, Vienna and Budapest on a 10-day tour. Grace White/The Westerly Sun

Chorus of Westerly leaves for Europe


All 228 members of the Chorus of Westerly, including director Andrew Howell and his family, boarded buses from the Westerly High School to Logan Airport and JFK Airport in New York on Saturday. They are heading to Central Europe for a ten day tour where they will be performing in Prague, Vienna and Budapest.



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