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Bel Canto Children’s Chorus at Moravian College

The sweet sound of young voices will fill Peter Hall on Moravian College’s Church Street Campus when the Bel Canto Children’s Chorus performs on Sunday, November 21, 1999 at 4 p.m. The chorus of more than 50 young people will offer works by Mendelssohn, Fauré, Rutter, and Willcocks, among others.

The Bel Canto Children’s Chorus, founded in 1993, is comprised of auditioned children from the five county area (Bucks, Berks, Chester, Lehigh, & Montgomery). Performing all treble music, the Chorus has developed a fine international reputation performing music of the highest caliber. Under the direction of Mrs. Joy Hirokawa the Chorus has performed for the International Children’s Choir Festival in Canterbury, England, at Carnegie Hall, the Niagara International Children’s Festival, the United Nations, Disney World, with the Allentown Symphony, and in many other local, national, and international festivals and events.

Come and enjoy the ethereal sound of the nine to sixteen year olds as their voices blend in the fine acoustics of Peter Hall on the Church Street Campus of Moravian College – Main and Church Streets, Bethlehem. Tickets are $5 general admission; $3 children 12 and under. For more event information, contact the Moravian College Music Institute at (610) 861-1650.