Friday, April 9, 2010

Rhythms of Life

Incantato proudly presents:

The Summit Children's Touring Choir

2007 Central European Performance Tour - Europa-Konzerttournee


Leitung/ pod taktovkou paní /directed by: Arlene Jacobs

mit ausgewählten klassischen und modernen Werken von / vybraná sakrální a moderní hudební díla/ with selected works from:

J.S. Bach, M. Haydn, F. Schubert , R. Schumann, T. L. Victoria, R. Clausen, A. Naplan...- Gospels & Spirituals

Herzliche Einladung - Vśichni jsou vítáni - All welcome

Freier Eintritt zu allen Konzerten mit Ausnahme des Benefizkonzertes in Wien. Vstup volný mimo benefićní koncert ve Vídni. Free entrance to all performances except for the benefit concert in Vienna.

Konzert-Termine – Koncertní Tourné– Concert Schedule

Deutschland - Germany

20.06.2007 – June 20
St. Joseph-Kirche - Speyer, 19.00/ 7 pm

23.06.2007 – June 23
MarkuskircheChemnitz, 19.30 / 7:30 pm

Ćeská republika - Czech Republic

24.06.2007 – June 24
+ Chlumecký détský sbor & Chlumecký pévecký sbor, Sbormistr: Mgr. Josef Riha
Kostel sv. Havla - Chlumec, 14.00 / 2 pm

25.06.2007 – June 25
St. Nicholas Church (Old Town Square) – Prague, 14.00 / 2 pm

Oesterreich - Austria

27.06. 2007 – June 27
StefansdomWien, 12.00/noon Messe (Mass), 12:45 Konzert

27.06.2007 – June 27
Benefizkonzert für die St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung
St. Anna KircheWien, 19.30 / 7:30 pm
Karten à € 7,- unter Tel: – 01 / 581 86 40 sowie an der Abendkasse.

About the Choir

The SCC Touring Choir with 50+ singers ranging in age from 14 to 17 and directed by Mrs. Arlene Jacobs represents the most advanced singers from the Summit Children’s Choir Program based in Akron, Ohio (USA). This quality vocal music education program for children of all ages was established in 1991 based on the Kodaly philosophy of attaining musical literacy combined with the teaching of sound vocal technique. The members of the SCC Touring Choir have grown steadily into an artistic unit which is recognized throughout Ohio and beyond. In recent years they have been involved in performances of such large scale works as Bach's Christmas Oratorio and Mendelssohn's Elijah. The singers have appeared as part of international music festivals in England, Hawaii, China and Italy and most recently collaborated with the China Children’s Choir, the Hawaii Youth Chorus and two other American ensembles in an international children’s choir festival in China which included a series of concerts in Beijing, Hangzhou, and Shanghai. This June, they are going to experience their first independent concert tour outside of the U.S. giving concerts in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic.

About the Director

Mrs. Arlene Jacobs holds Bachelor and Masters degrees in Music Education from DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana). She has taught public school music in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and California and is in her seventeenth year teaching vocal music at Arrowhead Primary School in the Copley/ Fairlawn School District. She is known as one of the most successful school music educators in Northeast Ohio and remains as an active member of OMEA (the Ohio Music Education Association), American Kodaly Educators, American Orff-Schulwerk Association, and the American Choral Director's Association. In recent years, Mrs. Jacobs has appeared as a guest clinician for children's choir festivals and clinics around the state of Ohio, and is in her thirteenth season as director of the Touring Choir of the Summit Children's Choir Program.

SCC in the Press

The Touring Choir already made it into the news abroad and has been featured prominently on various print and online publications. A feature article appeared in the regional newspaper, DIE RHEINPFALZ, on Friday, June 15. You will soon be able to download the full page here.