Reading Choral Society will be hosting its 5th Anniversary Berks Choir Games on Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Abe Lincoln Ballroom, Reading.
The headliners for the evening concert are: Parkside Harmony and Street Corner Symphony.
• Parkside Harmony was founded in 2015 and is a contemporary men a cappella chorus and one of the newest members of the Barbershop Harmony Society.
• Street Corner Symphony is a contemporary a cappella group based out of Nashville, Tennessee, and was founded in 2010 to compete in NBC’s all-vocal competition "The Sing-Off." Since their win on "The Sing-Off," Street Corner Symphony has made a mark on the music world, recording albums, providing clinics for schools, etc.
The first portion of the concert will include the music from the ensembles that took part in afternoon workshops led by Street Corner Symphony and Pratt Street Power, one of Parkside Harmony’s quartets.
Participating ensembles are: Reading Choral Society Chamber Choir, Pretzel City Chorus (Barbershop), Counterpoint Quartet, Phalanx a Cappella (Elizabethtown College), Quarter Harmony (Berks Catholic) and Freedom High School Chorale.
Berks Choir Games is a community engagement event hosted by reading Choral Society that is aimed to celebrate the diversity of the choral arts in and around Berks County as well as to build bridges with our music loving community who is not necessarily connected to our regular RCS concerts. It is a fun and upbeat night of a cappella music in a relaxed setting.
Tickets: General Admission $20; Students $10
Tickets may be ordered online through Brown paper Tickets at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3923686