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Boston Archdiocesan Choir School Festival Of Carols Concert

WHO

BOSTON BOY CHOIR & ST PAUL MEN'S SCHOLA
John Dunn, director;  with soloists
Charlene Dalrymple, soprano & Mark Nemeskal, tenor;
Handbell Choir, Jennifer Lester, director & organ
Recorder Consort, Sheila Beardslee, director
**The young choristers of the Boston Boy Choir represent over 30 communities in the greater Boston area.

WHAT

Festival of Carols - festive, tender & traditional carols & seasonal  works by Biery, Haas, Marier, Rutter, Tchaikovsky, Willcocks & Woodman;  PLUS carols for choir, congregation & organ

WHEN

Two performances only
Sunday, December 13, 2009    @ 3 PM
Sunday, December 20, 2009    @ 3 PM

WHERE

St. Paul Church, Bow & Arrow Streets, Harvard Square, Cambridge
MBTA:  REDLINE/Harvard
Handicapped Accessible  - FREE Parking & shuttle

ADMISSION

Tickets priced at $25, $20 & $15  -  all seats reserved
MasterCard & VISA accepted

TICKETS

By phone:  617/868-8658          
Online:  www.bostonboychoir.org

INFO

The BOSTON BOY CHOIR and the ST PAUL MEN'S SCHOLA present their 47th annual Christmas Concert  in two performances at St. Paul Catholic Church, Bow & Arrow Streets in Harvard Square, Cambridge on Sunday, December 13 and 20, 2009 at 3 PM.  Guest artists for this concert include Charlene Dalrymple, soprano and Mark Nemeskal, tenor.   All
seats are reserved, priced at $25, $20 and $15.  Call 617/868-8658 now to order your tickets with MasterCard or VISA.

John Dunn, director of the BOSTON BOY CHOIR (55 boys, grades 5-8, from the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School), conducts festive, tender and traditional carols in a joyous holiday program featuring works by Marier, Biery, Rutter, Willcocks, Woodman, Tchaikovsky, Haas and others. The concert also includes music for Handbell Choir (Jennifer Lester, director), and Recorder Consort (Sheila Beardslee, director). The audience is invited to join the choristers to sing traditional favorites with the choir and organ. The BOSTON BOY CHOIR's newest CD, "The Holly and The Ivy," will be available at the concert.

The BOSTON BOY CHOIR has sung and recorded with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall and at Tanglewood, and in holiday programs with the Boston Pops Orchestra and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. The Choir has received recognition in the U.S., Canada and Europe through its tours and performances in Rome, Washington DC, Quebec, and Chicago.  The BOSTON BOY CHOIR has recorded five CDs of sacred and seasonal music on the BACS Recordings label.

Director JOHN DUNN has served for 25 years as music director and headmaster of the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School, home of the Boston Boy Choir.  He holds degrees from Harvard College and Boston University, and Fellow and Choirmaster Diplomas of the American Guild of Organists. Dunn has directed numerous workshops for young singers, given many organ recitals in Boston and beyond, and is the author of over 30 hymn texts, many of which are included in hymn collections in this country and abroad.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Patricia Cristina, 617/868-8658 or at pcristina11@hotmail.com.