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The BAC Holiday Concert 2012: The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania

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The Barron Arts Center’s Annual Holiday Concert Featuring The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania & The Keystone Girls Choir at Woodbridge Middle School in Woodbridge, NJ


December 7, 2012    7:30pm


NO RESERVATIONS NECESSARY ~ FREE ADMISSION


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Woodbridge, New Jersey- The popular Singing Boys of Pennsylvania will perform for the Barron Arts Center’s Annual Holiday Concert on Friday, December 7th at 7:30 pm. at Woodbridge Middle School, located at 525 Barron Avenue in Woodbridge, NJ. Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend. Please call the Barron Arts Center for more information at (732) 634-0413.


Founded in 1970 as the Pocono Boy Singers, The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania has won great acclaim throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Japan. The company consists of young artists, aged 10-14, selected from the ranks of its training choirs who have been rigorously trained in vocal techniques, ear training and music reading (following the Kodaly concept), part singing, and choreography.


Performing a demanding repertoire spanning chant to contemporary works, programs frequently include sacred and secular music and a rich assortment of American and international folk music presented with costumes and choreography. The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania presents approximately 100 concerts each season in the United States, Canada, and Japan. The choir has performed more than 300 concerts in Japan since 1983 on ten extensive tours of all the major islands and large cities. The choir has performed with the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic,, the Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia, and more than twenty regional orchestras.


 


K. Bernard Schade, Ed. D., founder and director of The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania, is Prof of Music at east Stroudsburg University. An excellent organist, conductor, teacher and vocal coach, Dr. Schade has served as an associate staff member of the Texas Boys Choir and the St. Killian Boychoir.


 


The Holiday Concert and all other activities at the Barron Arts Center are sponsored by the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission chaired by Dr. Dolores Capraro Gioffre with the support of Mayor John E. McCormac.  The Barron Arts Center, a disabled accessible facility, is under the direction of Cynthia Knight. 


 


About the Barron Arts Center – Woodbridge Township’s Center for the Arts


 


The Barron Arts Center, listed on the national Register of Historic Places, recently celebrated its 130th Anniversary. With the support of the Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission and under the direction of Cynthia Knight, the Barron Arts Center offers programming to the public free of charge.


 


Donations are appreciated and are essential to the continuation of free quality arts programs and exhibits.


 


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For more information or directions, please call (732) 634-0413.


 


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