Phoenix Boys Choir performs in Potsdam June 17
Friday, June 11, 2010 - 11:37 am

POTSDAM -- Community Performance Series will present the Phoenix Boys Choir Tour Choir 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17 in Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam.

The event is free and open to the public. A goodwill offering will be accepted to benefit the choir.

The Phoenix Boys Choir Tour Choir is on a nine-city tour of the St. Lawrence Seaway from June 3 to 20, traveling to Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa Montreal, Trois Rivieres and Buffalo as well as Potsdam.

The world-renowned 32-member choir will perform classical and sacred songs, plus special repertoire unique to the tour.

Each summer, the Tour Choir, the top choir of the Phoenix Boys Choir, travels on a three-week domestic or international tour to introduce the boys to new cultures and enhance their self-responsibility.

Founded in 1947, the Phoenix Boys Choir has programs featuring training in voice, music theory, and performance for boys aged 7 to 14. Currently, there are 150 boys participating, making it one of the largest and most active boy choirs in the U.S. For more information, visit www.phoenixboyschoir.com.

For tickets and information call the CPS box office at 267-2277.