Championship Barbershop Chorus the Westchester Chordsmen to Perform Popular 20th Century Tunes at Annual Spring Show

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Award-winning chorus the Westchester Chordsmen (http://www.chordsmen.org) will host two live musical performances of “Having the Time of Our Lives,” a spirited journey through popular musical hits from the 20th century that have inspired generations. The Chordsmen will perform crowd favorites including “As Time Goes By,” “Aquarius/ Let The Sun Shine In,” and “Anything Goes.”

On Saturday, June 12, the Westchester Chordsmen Chorus will host two live musical performances of “Having the Time of Our Lives,” a spirited journey through popular musical hits from the 20th century that have inspired generations. The annual spring show will be held at Highlands Middle School (128 Grandview Avenue) in White Plains at 2:30 and 7:30 PM.

The Chordsmen will perform crowd favorites including “As Time Goes By,” “Aquarius/ Let The Sun Shine In,” and “Anything Goes.” Special guests include Pleasantville High School vocal groups Camerata and The Razor's Edge and renowned a cappella groups Quatrain and Voce. Several dancers from Rose’s School of Dance will also perform.

“The show will feature songs that have stood the test of time,” says John Fotia, long-time Westchester Chordsmen member and the principle writer of “Having the Time of Our Lives.” “Whether from 1900 or 1970, the songs we will perform are those that people still sing and are still being recorded by new performers every day.”

“Having the Time of Our Lives” is directed by Keith Harris. Tickets start at $20. Group and senior discount rates available. For information, call 800-413-7153 or visit http://www.chordsmen.org.

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.

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