Stephen Schwartz Headlines San Jose Event at Fairmont Hotel on May 4th!

Grammy and Oscar-winning song-writer Stephen Schwartz of WICKED and GODSPELL fame will perform at The Choral Project's Annual Silent Auction Sunday, May 4th at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA.

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San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2008

Join The Choral Project for dinner, a silent auction and an evening of music on Sunday, May 4th at 5P featuring Grammy and Oscar-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz performing his own work in a cabaret-style setting.

Affair of the Art is The Choral Project's annual benefit & silent auction. The money raised at this event will support the pursuit of educating young singers and expanding awareness and appreciation of choral arts for Bay Area audiences and beyond.

Auction and raffle items include a 7-day/6-night photo safari in So. Africa, a Steinway piano, a Mercedes Benz from Beshoff Motors, art pieces from Bay Area artists, weekend getaways, and much more!

Who:     The Choral Project
What:    The 7th Annual Affair of the Art Benefit & Silent Auction
When:     Sunday, May 4th at 5:00 p.m.
Where:     The Fairmont Hotel in the Club Regent Room
Tickets:    $125 General Admission; $175 Preferred Seating & 25 Raffle Tickets ($50 value); and $250 Seating with Stephen Schwartz and 25 Raffle Tickets ($50 value).
Reservations available online at

About Stephen Schwartz
Stephen Schwartz has contributed music and/or lyrics to Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, The Baker's Wife, Working, Personals, Rags, Children of Eden and the current Broadway hit, Wicked. For films, he collaborated with Alan Menken on Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Enchanted and wrote the songs for the DreamWorks animated feature The Prince Of Egypt. He has released two CDs entitled "Reluctant Pilgrim" and "Uncharted Territory" and is the recipient of three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and four Drama Desk Awards.

About The Choral Project
Celebrating 12 years of musical excellence, The Choral Project has been hailed by the San José Mercury News as "one of the best-sounding choirs you'll ever hear" and extolled by the Bay Area Reporter as "pure balm for the ears." Founded by Artistic Director Daniel Hughes in 1996, this 46-voice ensemble has developed an outstanding reputation for performing high-level choral literature and bridging the gap between text and music, singer and spectator. The group has performed throughout California and recently took 1st place in the Choir's Choice category at the California International Choral Festival and Competition in San Luis Obispo. For more information, please visit