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“A Cappellooza” Concert Featuring Yale’s Something Extra and The Elm City Girls’ Choir
March 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$12 – $20
Many outstanding a cappella singing groups from throughout the Northeast will take the stage for an amazing “A Cappellooza” concert on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7:30pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 768 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. Featured ensembles will include Yale’s Something Extra and the Elm City Girls’ Choir. Other participating ensembles will include UConn Rubyfruit, UConn Chordials, WPI Audiophiles, Fairfield University Sweet Harmony, SCSU NOTEorious, Riverside Rhapsody, United Girls’ Choir, and Hopkins’ Triple Trio. Repertoire will include contemporary pop songs, jazz standards, and familiar tunes that everyone loves!
Tickets are available in advance at https://unitedchoir.com/tickets or at the door for the following prices:
Adult Tickets: Suggested donation of $18 in advance (online) or $20 at the door
Student/Senior Tickets: Suggested donation of $12 in advance or $15 at the door
Benefactor/Preferred Seating: $40 for adults and $25 for students/seniors (in advance and at the door)
All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the United Choir School Scholarship Fund. For further information please call (203) 787-1244 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1977, Something Extra is Yale University’s premier all-female a cappella group that performs a varied repertoire of pop, jazz, indie rock, folk songs, spirituals, and traditional Yale songs. The group has toured throughout North America, Europe, and the Caribbean, and has performed at prestigious venues such as the White House, US embassies, and on the set of “Jeopardy!”.
The nationally-renowned Elm City Girls’ Choir is New England’s premier girls’ choral ensemble, and its members represent over 250 schools and 50 towns throughout Connecticut. Highlights of the past 25 years include appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World, concert tours to 16 states and five foreign countries (including China, Italy and England), professional CD recording with the Yale Whiffenpoofs, Yale Schola Cantorum, New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Augusta Reed Thomas, and a performance with Diana Ross at the finals of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. The choir has collaborated with ensembles including the New York Virtuoso Singers, Yale Schola Cantorum, Yale Glee Club and Camerata, Trinity Choir of Men and Boys, American Boychoir, CONCORA, New York City Ballet, Boston Philharmonic, New Haven Symphony, and Moscow State Orchestra. ECGC is the flagship ensemble of the United Girls’ Choir network, a program which offers musical training and performance opportunities to over 550 talented singers, ages 6-18, in 32 local choirs throughout Connecticut.