Yorktown Heights, NY (PRWEB) December 9, 2009
For more than 55 years the Westchester Chordsmen Chorus (http://www.chordsmen.org) has performed for thousands of fans throughout the County. This holiday season the Chordsmen encourage fans to bring their friends and family to A Gift of Harmony, a spirited concert of Christmas and Chanukah songs on December 12 and 13 at Yorktown Stage Musical Theater.
In keeping with Chordsmen holiday tradition, A Gift of Harmony will feature various skits, comedy monologues and special performances by popular Chordsmen quartets, Sky’s the Limit, R.S.V.P., Classic Sounds, and Freshman Again, and ensemble The Dawgs. Concert goers will enjoy holiday favorites, including “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” “We Need a Little Christmas” and “Light One Candle.” The show is written and directed by long-time Chordsmen member and Rye Brook resident, John Fotia. Vocalist Keith Harris leads musical direction.
“It’s been a difficult year for so many, and music is a great way to bring people of all ages together,” says John Knight, Westchester Chordsmen Chorus president. “A Gift of Harmony really represents the spirit and importance of community.”
A Gift of Harmony will be held on Saturday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 p.m. at Yorktown Stage Musical Theater (1974 Commerce St., Yorktown Heights, NY). Saturday tickets are $25; Sunday tickets are $20. Group and senior discount rates available. For information, call 800-413-7153 or visit http://www.chordsmen.org. Concert goers can purchase the Chordsmen’s new holiday CD “The Joy of the Season.”
Men who love to sing—at any ability level—are encouraged to attend a Chordsmen rehearsal held Monday evenings at White Plains Middle School. Visit the http://www.chordsmen.org for additional information.
Founded in 1952, the Westchester Chordsmen Chorus is the only Westchester Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. The Chordsmen have 85 members from Westchester County, Western Connecticut and Long Island who range in ages from 20-to-82. Their musical repertoire extends beyond barbershop roots and includes Broadway show-tunes, doo-wop, traditional, gospel and contemporary songs arranged in four-part harmony for tenor, lead, baritone and bass singers. For more information, call 800-413-7153 or visit http://www.chordsmen.org. Open auditions for membership occur every Monday night.