Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Park Avenue Christian Church - New York, NY
Winner of The World Title in both the Jazz and the Popular Music Category at the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dekoor Close Harmony, founded in 1985, is a choir of 30 students of the Utrecht University in The Netherlands. Conducted by Christoph Mac-Carty, the choir brings a mix of jazz, gospel and popular music to the stage, while occasionally experimenting with classical genres and world music as well.
Dekoor has a special place in the Dutch choral music scene thanks to several prizes they have won, their most recent one being ‘Best Dutch Vocal Group’ at the BALK TOPfestival of 2011. In 2010 the choirwent on a tour to China to participate at the World Choir Games and was pronounced ‘World Champion of Jazz’. The choir is well known in The Netherlands for winning the first Dutch edition of the popular television show ‘Clash of the Choirs’ in 2007.
The Salvatones is a New York based professional vocal ensemble.
They sing vocal jazz and a cappella arrangements of gospel music, show tunes, and popular music.
Park Avenue Christian Church (air-conditioned)
1010 Park Avenue at 85th Street, New York
Free and open to the public. Suggested donation $20.
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Arts at The Park include live music, theater, political and theological discourse, and family and holiday events at the Park Avenue Christian Church. Our mission is to inspire, entertain and empower while turning neighbors into friends.CGNY