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Songs of Belonging: Berks Youth Chorus Spring Concert
May 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm$10
Berks Youth Chorus (BYC) is pleased to present Berks Youth Chorus (BYC) is pleased to present the final concert of its 30th anniversary season. Songs of Belonging will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Atonement Lutheran Church in Wyomissing, PA. The concert caps off a full year of in-person singing despite the pandemic.
The concert will include performances by two BYC ensembles: MasterSingers (youth in grades 8 through 12) and Chorale (children in grades 4 through 7), both directed by Sam Barge.
Songs of Belonging will also provide relief for the victims of the conflict in Ukraine as part of the BYC Chorus for Causes project. Singers designed awareness bracelets about the conflict to be sold at the concert, the proceeds of which will go to Save the Children, an organization alleviating the needs of children affected in the crisis. Save the Children advocates and provides access to education, psychosocial support, hygiene kits and cash grants to families to help meet basic needs.
Music will include African American spirituals, American folk tunes, pop songs and musical theatre tunes—all centered around messages of hope, compassion, gratitude and resilience.