Masters of Harmony Chorus Returns to the Carpenter Center on Sunday, January 30
2011-01-26 · By Editor
Seven-Time International Chorus Champions To Bring Their Acclaimed Repertoire to Long Beach on January 30
Since 1985, the Masters of Harmony chorus has risen to the highest levels of choral singing and has gained an international reputation for its mastery of technically demanding close harmony in the a cappella style. Under the direction of Mark Hale, the internationally acclaimed men’s chorus has a dynamic repertoire that encompasses music from the classics to jazz, patriotic to sacred, rounded out with standards and Broadway pops. The popular Southern California ensemble returns to the Carpenter Center on Sunday, January 30 as part of the Long Beach Community Concert Association 2010-2011 performances.
The concert begins at 2pm in the Carpenter Center, 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, 90815, located on the campus of Cal State Long Beach. The Long Beach Community Concert Association is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to presenting high-quality, affordable musical entertainments. Tickets for the Masters of Harmony are just $27.50.
January 30 marks the sixth performance that the Masters of Harmony have offered through the LB Community Concert Series. They are an extremely popular group and will present a musical journey through some of America’s most memorable songs. Now Southern California’s premiere men’s a cappella chorus, Masters of Harmony was founded in 1985, starting with a handful of men. The Masters now boasts more than 140 singers, several division and district titles and seven International Chorus Championships in years ranging from 1990 – 2005. These victories represent the outcome of a competition open to more than 800 choruses from the United States and several foreign countries.
The LBCCA presentation of “Masters of Harmony” takes place on Sunday, January 30 at 2pm at CSULB’s Richard and Karen carpenter Center. Tickets are $27.50 and can be purchased through the Carpenter Center Ticket Office at (562) 985-7000.