Boston City Singers, Yuki Futami Jazz Trio at Union Church in Waban

BOSTON (April 2, 2019)— Boston City Singers Tour Choir will be performing with renowned jazz pianist Yuki Futami and his ensemble on Sunday, April 7, 3:00 p.m., at The Union Church in Waban, 14 Collins Rd., Waban. Featuring the voices of 35 middle and high school students from the Greater Boston area, the youth choir…

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Celebrity Series presents free concerts in Dot, South End

By Madeleine D’Angelo, Reporter CorrespondentThe Dorchester Reporter,  December 5, 2018 A month-long series of free concerts in Dorchester and the South End kicked off last weekend and will continue through the month of December through the Celebrity Series of Boston. On Sunday, Dec. 8, composer Shaw Pong Liu will bring her group Code Listen 3.0…

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MERRY MUSIC: Celebrity Series performances celebrate the season

By Jody FeinbergThe Patriot Ledger, November 28, 2018  Whatever your religious beliefs, the holiday season is about finding light in a time of darkness, hope during periods of despair, peace amidst violence. And that seems more possible when singers and musicians voice these visions. During three Celebrity Series concerts in December, these universal desires will…

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Highlights: Mandela Centenary Celebration

South Africa Partners, June 20, 2018 On Sunday, June 17, 2018, South Africa Partners and the JFK Library Foundation hosted an open discussion with South African activists Max and Elinor Sisulu at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum to honor Nelson Mandela’s Centenary. The event celebrated Mandela’s uniting leadership and reflected on its relevance today for…

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First Fenway Porchfest Set for Tomorrow

BU Today, June 15, 2018By Sarah Wells (COM’18) It all started with a group of neighbors and a ukulele in Ithaca, N.Y., back in 2007. About 20 local musicians gathered on front porches to bring the community together through live music. What they didn’t know then: that first Porchfest would spread to local communities across…

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Boston City Singers Awarded $100,000

Dorchester Nonprofit Receives Cummings Foundation Grant BOSTON (May 31)—Boston City Singers is one of 100 local nonprofit organizations to receive a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100program. As a Dorchester-based organization, we were chosen during a competitive review process from a total of 597 applications. The grant will be paid over four years. Founded…

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Milton teen to perform with Boston Pops

Patriot Ledger, May 6, 2018By Patriot Ledger staff Milton teenager Sam Higgins will sing with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on June 6. Sam, 15, is one of three winners of the 10th annual Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition, a state-wide competition for high school students. They will perform with maestro Keith Lockhart and…

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Volunteers find unity, purpose at One Boston Day happenings

By Daniel Sheehan, Reporter StaffDorchester Reporter — April 18, 2018 Hundreds of volunteers gathered on Sunday at IBEW Local 103 in Dorchester to celebrate One Boston Day, a city-sponsored commemoration of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that seeks to channel the “Boston Strong” ethos into a citywide day of service. Sunday’s event in Dorchester, organized by…

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