Tonight, Dec. 26, 2012 youth from around the world will descend on Carnegie Hall to perform a one time show as a benefit for the Hurricane Sandy victims. They come from Japan, Germany, Australia, Canada and the United States. Tickets are Free and donations collected will go to Tunnels To Towers.
No Borders Youth Chorus
O C Times
All Japan High School Wind Orchestra
Toriyama Musical Singers
The concert begins at 8:00 PM in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, Perlman Stage (881 West 57th Street at Seventh Avenue, New York, NY). Free tickets will be available for pick up at the Box Office. Free tickets also available at www.nycconcertandmusic.com. For more about the concert, click HERE.
No Borders Youth Chorus: The 2012 No Borders Youth Chorus will be representing 4 countries (U.S., Canada, Germany, and Australia), 28 U.S. States and Canadian Provinces, 68 members of the Barbershop Harmony Society, 13 districts and 2 affiliate organizations, 45 barbershop choruses, and 49 different grade schools, colleges and universities from around the world. Over the course of the past 3 months, singers from across the globe have auditioned and been working on their music and choreography individually. December 26, 2012 is the first time they will come together as a chorus and will perform a truly mind-blowing concert that very evening.
Vocal Spectrum and OC Times: Vocal Spectrum has been performing together since 2003 and for audiences all over the world. Most recently at a national musical festival in Beijing, China, this multi award winning quartet will be performing some of their favorite classics. OC Times breathes new life into swing standards, rock and roll classics, Sinatra and Elvis, along with other favorites from a variety of other genres. They have toured extensively throughout the US and internationally all throughout Europe.
All Japan High School Wind Orchestra: They were established in 1972 in order to enhance growth and mutual understanding in Japan's wind music scene and to cultivate human resources to support wind music. They perform concerts and various other activities in Japan. They are the very best woodwind performers from schools in the Japan High School Band Association. Directors and conductors from all over Japan have come together for this concert.
Toriyama Musical Singers from Tokyo, Japan: They performed at Carnegie Hall in 1999 and Lincoln Center in 2000. Under the direction of Keiko Toriyama, their objective is to learn the english language through musical performances.
All these performers will be on this one stage, for one night, some singing together for the first time, for one special memory, to help one special cause.