FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Carter

Phone: 607.723.1547 ext. 1

Email: ecarter@syrdiocese.org

On behalf of Elizabeth Carter and the Catholic Schools of Broome County please see the information below:

Seton Catholic Central Show Choir Sweeps Worldstrides Boston Heritage Festival

The Seton Catholic Central Select Chorus under the direction of Jan and Shannon DeAngelo won 5 gold medals at the recent Worldstrides Boston Heritage Festival March 28, 2019. Seton competed against 14 schools from Montreal to California. They won Gold medals in every category Choir Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, Concert Choir, Swing Choir, Jazz Choir.

In addition, Kiyara Lewis, Katelyn Rundell, and the quartet of Jacob Donlin, Adam Ackerman, Matt Beach, and Atticus Fauci all won Maestro awards for best soloists at the competition. “We won so many awards, that they ran out”, said DeAngelo. “They seriously did – They have to mail us the rest! We won every conceivable gold medal there!” They will be performing at the Toronto International Festival in 2020 and because of their excellent performances in Boston; the Select Chorus has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2021!

The Show Choir Spring Concert performance will be Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3:00pm at Seton Catholic Central High School.

In October of 2020, the choir will be singing a concert tour of Italy, including singing at the Wednesday papal audience for Pope Francis or singing a mass at St. Peter’s Basilica. depending on the Pope’s schedule. The tour goes from Rome to Sorrento October 5-12, 2020. The general public is invited to go on the tour.

We are also accepting any donations to help the students with the cost of travel.

Checks can be made out to Seton Catholic Central Select Chorus – 70 Seminary Ave. Binghamton, NY 13905

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