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Finnish Children’s Choir to perform in Buffalo NY

Finnish Children’s Choir to perform in Buffalo NY

Leticia Choir, a youth choir from Salo Finland, is being hosted by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall and the ABC Bel Canto choir for a choral concert starting at 7 PM on Wednesday June 27th. This concert will include performances featuring our friends from Finland as well as members of local student choirs separately and in a combined chorus. The performance will be held in the Mary Seaton Room of Kleinhans Music Hall at Symphony Circle. Admission is free. This concert will follow a musicale provided by the Finnish choir at Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo...

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ABC Honored by Grant Award

ABC Honored by Grant Award

The grant review panel for the 2017 Give for Greatness funds of the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York completed their review and evaluation of grant submissions. Out of the 82 applicants, only 25 grants were distributed; ABC Bel Canto Choirs is honored to be included as a final recipient of this award!   Pictured in the photo from left to right: Board Member Elizabeth Oldfield, Exec Director Sue Fay Allen, Chorister Cora Oldfield, Presenter Jen Swan and Conductor Julie...

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Choir Signups

Choir Signups

LOVE TO SING? ABC open house planned on Thursday May 10th at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Rd, corner of Harlem Rd. in Amherst. This is your chance to TRY ABC OUT! Carpool and bring your friends!   Presto (kids NOW in grades 2-5) | 5:00-5:30 Vivace (kids NOW in grades 5-11) | 6:00-6:30 Bravo (kids NOW in grades 8-11) | 6:30-7:00 RSVP Today! Get Flyer   What To Expect At Open Rehearsals, we give the chorister an opportunity to participate in a typical Bel Canto Choir rehearsal alongside current members of the group. It’s amazing what a wonderful sound we can make in a...

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Choir gives voice to kids’ confidence

Choir gives voice to kids’ confidence

Confidence is one of the qualities gained from performing. Sue Fay Allen, founder and artistic director of ABC Bel Canto Choir, says watching young people gain confidence is the most rewarding result of her job. “Watching them [the choristers] grow. There are kids who come in who are not as confident as the other singers, they become more confident, become better singers and make new friends,” she said. Allen is a former teacher and music coordinator for the Amherst School District. She founded the choir in 1994, and it has emerged as one of Western New York’s outstanding choral ensembles....

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New Way To Support ABC! Giving Assistant!

New Way To Support ABC!  Giving Assistant!

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