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Singing Together for Peace: An Inspiring Day of Music, Fellowship, and Fun in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Elm City and United Girls’ Choirs
On Saturday, May 12, 2018, hundreds of singers and invited choirs from all around the region will join forces in “Singing Together For Peace”, an uplifting intergenerational festival of gospel and folk music at Yale’s magnificent Woolsey Hall!
Featured groups will include GMChorale & Vocal Alchemy, Saecula Community Gospel Choir, Elm City Girls’ Choir, United Girls’ Choir, and Saecula Singers. Also appearing on the program will be ensembles and/or choristers from Bristol Central High School, Cheshire Academy, Hopkins School, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Cheshire, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Wallingford, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Bridgeport, St. Thomas Day School in New Haven, John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River, and other institutions.
For participating singers, the day will begin with a friendly group warm-up at 9:30am followed by a toe-tapping gospel music masterclass led by the amazing Michael Brown! The culmination of the program will be an inspiring “song share”-style concert at 12:30pm featuring performances by several individual ensembles as well as a spectacular massed choir!
Singing Together for Peace is a fundraiser for the Sisters in Song Scholarship Fund. To find out more about the Scholarship Fund and/or to make a tax-deductible donation, please visit saecula.org/scholarships.