The nationally-renowned Elm City Girls’ Choir will present a concert on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 7:30pm at the First Congregational Church in Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, CT. The performance will feature a wide range of musical selections, including classical works, folk songs, and music from around the world. Tickets can be reserved in advance by calling (860) 434-8686. Advanced tickets will be for sale at a suggested donation of $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for a suggested donation of $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.
The Elm City Girls' Choir is New England's most highly acclaimed girls' choral ensemble. Based in New Haven, CT, the Choir has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World, and on CBS Television. Since its founding in 1993, ECGC has performed with many respected choral groups, such as the New York Virtuoso Singers, CONCORA, The American Boychoir, The Yale Glee Club, The Yale Camerata, Newark Boy’s Chorus and Village Harmony, and with professional orchestras including the Boston Philharmonic, New Haven Symphony, Yale Symphony, and Moscow State Orchestra. In addition, the Choir has been featured at conferences of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association and the United Church of Christ Musicians Association. In September, 2001, ECGC performed God Bless America with Diana Ross at the women's finals match of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. The Elm City Girls’ Choir has toured extensively throughout Europe and North America. ECGC is the premier ensemble of United Choir School LLC, a private, non-sectarian educational organization that provides musical training and performance opportunities to over 500 talented young musicians, ages 6-18, throughout Connecticut. In addition to the Elm City Girls' Choir, United Choir School operates satellite ensembles (United Girls' Choir) in Branford, Cheshire, Clinton, Hamden, Killingworth, Madison, Milford, Shelton, and North Haven, and is currently in the process of establishing additional chapters in communities throughout the state. The School's mission is to foster a deep commitment to the realization of personal and artistic potential in an environment that engenders cooperation, creativity, self-discipline, and, above all, an earnest respect for all people. For more information about the United Girls’ Choir or the Elm City Girls’ Choir please call (203) 787-1244 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.