Kantorei’s Spring Concert set for May 15

Staff Report

Kantorei, The Singing Boys of Rockford, will perform a Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural St., Rockford.

Tickets in advance are $15 for adults and $10 for students, or $18 for adults and $12 for students at the door.

Acclaimed for their musical discipline, sensitivity and well-rounded programming, Kantorei represents the finest tradition of boy choirs. Under the musical direction of Joel Ross, Bradley Koloch and Trudy Anderson, the choir will present a varied program including music of praise, promise and peace; folk and world music; and audience favorites from stage, screen and yesteryear.

Celebrating its 48th anniversary, Kantorei offers boys and young men ages 7 to 18 an outstanding musical education while providing opportunities for personal growth. The choir has delighted audiences locally, nationally and throughout the world in prestigious choral festivals and concert tours of Europe, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and Brazil.

This summer, the choir will compete in the World Choir Games, an event attended by 250 of the finest choirs from around the globe. Kantorei has released six compact disc recordings showcasing the boys’ talents in a diverse repertoire. The choir recruits new members on an ongoing basis, and financial assistance is available.

For more information, call (815) 963-2544 or visit www.kantorei.com.

From the May 9-15, 2012, issue

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