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The 20-21 Season begins soon!

The 20-21 Season begins soon!

Sign up under Join Us or contact Kristen Hill via [email protected] or call Sue Fay Allen at 716-759-6428. The rehearsals are virtual. The rehearsals are on Thursdays at 4:45 – 5:45 for kids grades 3- 6, and 6:00-7:00 for grades 6-12 with extra time for HS kids from 7:00- 7:30. Our conductors have been busy planning an amazing season! Although we will be virtual for the first semester, choir members will have access to small group rehearsals, guest clinicians, and full group rehearsals. Register for the fall season by emailing [email protected] or by checking out the...

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Join A Virtual Rehearsal

Join A Virtual Rehearsal

Join our OPEN Virtual Rehearsals! Any singers in grades 3-12 are invited to TRY AN OPEN REHEARSAL FOR FREE to check us out! Singers in grades 3-6 will meet at 4:45 pm. Singers in grades 6-12 will at 6:00 pm. Come to a rehearsal by contacting Kristen Hill at [email protected]!

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Latest News On ABC Choir

Latest News On ABC Choir

Our Virtual Choir The sound of children singing “Small Voices” (Jim Papoulis) in the ABC Bel Canto Virtual Choir, conducted by Kristen Hill, reminds us all of the power of music. View the virtual choir of “Small Voices” (Papoulis) Now, more than ever, children need the chance to express their feelings through music. Information about the ABC Bel Canto Choirs, as well as information on how to join for their next season – which may be live or may be virtual – can be found on our website. Have You Missed Rehearsals?Are You Interested in Joining ABC Choirs? We...

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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 Furlong.

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Choir Signups

Choir Signups

LOVE TO SING?   JOIN THE CHOIR! Friendship & Fun! Openings for Kidsgoing into grades 3-12 THREE CHOIRS AVAILABLE!Presto going into grades 3-6 Vivace going into grades 6 – 12Bravo HS Gals and Guys with changed voices Bring a friend! RSVP HERE now or for more information continue to read below. Choir Information for Prospective Choristers! ABC Bel Canto Choir actually consists of three separate groups: Presto for children in grades 3-6, Vivace for unchanged voices in grades 6-12, and Bravo for high school girls and changed boys’ voices. Rehearsals for all three groups are...

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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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