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As of August 3, 2012, the tax, payroll and accounting part of Ruth Enterprises has been turned over to Kenneth A. Mackay, CPA, 4764 South 900 East, Suite 3, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117.
Ken's Phone number is 801 261-5464, Fax 801 261-5466, and his email is



Officers of GAS and the Choir are listed below.

We are always seeking new talent . If you enjoy singing, have had previous choir experience, some German language knowledge and can read music, please contact the new Presidency.

The GERMAN CHORUS HARMONIE is under the direction of BEATRICE BERGER JEFFRIES. Rehearsals are being held every Tuesday 6-7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1070 Foothill Drive, SLC, Utah. After the Mozart Concert, rehearsal times will change. Please check back for details.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - "Mostly Mozart Concert " 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 East 100 South, SLC. Come help us celebrate Mozart's 250th Birthday! $10 suggested donation. Reception to follow concert.

November, 2016 - German Cooking Class. Time, location and cost to be determined, depending on interest. Please call Marlene Pruess at 801 486-9534 by October 31.

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - Annual Volkstrauertag Ceremony, 10:00 a.m. at Fort Douglas Military Cemetery (about 450 S. Chipeta Way). The ceremony is under the direction of the office of the Honorary Consulate and James T. Burton, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany. Please join the German Chorus Harmonie and State dignitaries in honoring German soldiers buried there.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Annual Adventsfeier, 4:00 p.m. at Zions Lutheran Church, 1070 S. Foothill Drive. Come join us for German food, a program, and the singing of traditional German songs to start the Advent season. Cost will be $10-$15, depending on food to be served. For a tentative headcount, please RSVP by October 31 to the email below, or call Marlene Pruess at 801 486-9534. Afterwards, there will be a German Christmas Bazaar and traditional crafts for children. (This is replacing our annual Weihnachtsmarkt, so please come and discover what new stuff we have!)

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - German Chorus Harmonie's Christmas Concert, 7:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 777 South 1300 East across from East High School. If you enjoy traditional German Christmas music, we invite you to come sing along and get into the Christmas spirit! With this new venue, there should be plenty of seating for everyone!

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - German Chorus Harmonie's Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., 700 East and 1300 South (tentative location, check back for details or updates).

GAS - A new Presidency was voted in on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The GAS Bylaws and revised Charter for the German Chorus Harmonie were approved. You can review these documents, check out our new web page "German-American Society of Utah and German Chorus Harmonie" and you can also update your membership and purchase Choir CDs there.

NEW GAS and Choir Board
Lothar Gulla
- President, 801-554-2816
Monica Grimm - 1st Vice President, 801-209-5481
Mark Bell - 2nd Vice President
Baerbel Johnson - Secretary, 801-520-7012
Marlene Pruess - Assistant Secretary
Nancy Mueller Nelson - Treasurer, 801-633-3661
TBA - Librarian

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