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Harmony Singers annual show April 23

 

Nancy Brown

The Harmony Singers men include (from left to right): Eric Dalton, McKees Rocks; Keith Devine, Sheraden; Joe Pelan, South Park; Ken Woessner, Bridgeville; Don Prex, Bethel Park; Pete Peters, Mt. Lebanon; Rick Campbell, Mt. Lebanon; and, Bernie Komoroski, Overbrook.

The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh are celebrating their 50th year entertaining people in the South Hills on Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m., at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School, 2030 Swallow Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

This year's show, "I Have a Song to Sing-50 Years of Harmony," features some of the group's favorite songs from the past 50 years including "Can't Help Falling in Love with You," "Dream," and "Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat." A special feature of the show will be the performance of "Pittsburgh Town," words and music by the late composer Thomas (Tommy Earl) Frobe.

Originally formed as the Westminster Community Singers in 1966, the name was changed to the Bob Locklin Singers in 1967. In 1969, the first Don Brockett Musical Comedy Show was produced. The name was changed to the Harmony Singers in 1976 and since that time the spring show has become an annual event.

Cynthia G. Pratt is the choral director; Carol Karl is the accompanist.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children under 12 and are available from cast members or at the door. Discounted tickets, $9 for groups of 10 or more, may be purchased in advance by calling 724-941-5343.

A free-will collection will take place after each performance for the benefit of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. The food bank's mission is to feed people in need and mobilize our community to eliminate hunger.

Information about the Harmony Singers is available at http://www.harmonysingers.org.

 

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