Classical concert set for July 24

From staff reports

Alium Spiritum, a classical vocal ensemble, will perform live at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the historic Brookville Presbyterian Church. The ensemble was founded by Brookville native Dr. Sean Taylor, D.M.A., and his wife, soprano Diane Taylor.

The performance will feature Diane and Sean Taylor with Lauren McAllister of Cincinnati, Ohio and Wilson Nichols of New York, N.Y. performing music by American and European composers.

Along with the vocalists, a special feature will be members of Brookville’s Watershed Journal Literary Group reading original short stories and poems related to the music.

The performance will last about an hour and is offered to the public free-of-charge thanks to the continued support of Historic Brookville, Inc. and individual and business sponsors in the Brookville community.

Alium Spiritum, Latin for “different breath,” was founded in 2018, and is devoted to making music relatable to audiences and the community through purposeful, intimate concerts.

The group has performed live in Brookville in 2018 and 2019, sponsored by Historic Brookville, Inc., and offered online concerts throughout 2020 and 2021 that reached over 10,000 viewers through their YouTube channel.

No reservations are necessary to attend.

To support the July 24 concert, checks can be made out to Historic Brookville Inc. with “Alium Spiritum” in the memo line and mailed to HBI, Post Office Box 462, Brookville, Pa. 15825 or can be sent online to and simply scroll down to the bottom of the homepage and click or tap “Donate.”

A donation of $500 or more will include a full-page advertisement and thank you in the July 24 program and on the Alium Spirtum website. A donation of $250 will include a complimentary half-page advertisement and thank you in the program and on the website.

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For additional information, visit and follow Alium Spiritum on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


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