Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cape May County Herald: Philadelphia Boys Choir sings Duke Ellington & Scott Joplin June 25, Ocean City, NJ

[Philadelphia Boys Choir (Photo credit:]

Ocean City New Jersey(June 25)
“The World Renowned Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale, America’s Ambassadors of Song, return to St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 8th and Central Ave., on Sat., June 25. Doors open for general seating at 6:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. Concert. For tickets call St. Peters at 609-399-2988. Admission is $10 or six for $50 if ordered early. Price is $15 at the door. Children under 12 are free.

“The Choir is directed by Jeffrey Smith who will lead the singers through an entertaining array of songs. They will perform popular music such as I’ll Be There by the Jacksons… A Duke Ellington medley, Ragtime Dance by Scott Joplin and Messages by Bobby McFerrin are all included in a program that ranges from classical, pop and ragtime to jazz, spirituals and gospel music. [Duke Ellington (1899-1974) and Scott Joplin (1868-1917) are profiled at]

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