The Louisville Youth Choir is performing with vocal supernova MO5AIC. The 5-man a cappella sensation lends its voice to the annual Arts in Action concert.
If you're a fan of Glee or The Sing off, you'll want to head to the Brown Theatre on March 23 at 7 p.m. when MO5AIC hits town to perform in the Louisville Youth Choir Yum! Brands Family Concert: Arts in Action to benefit Dare to Care Food Bank. Concert Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors (55 and over) and $10 for students. For tickets, contact the Kentucky Center Box Office at 502-584-7777 or www.kentuckycenter.org.
Merging style with technology, every MO5AIC sound, from the drum to the bass grooves to the horn and guitar licks, is created by the voices of the 5-man a cappella group. MO5AIC has been hitting high notes since 2002, when it was named MTV's Top Pop Group and appeared on America's Got Talent. MO5AIC was even voted "Next Great A Cappella Group" by Boyz II Men!
MO5AIC member Corwyn Hodge, better known as "C," is a graduate of Louisville's Youth Performing Arts School and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He's earned a Gold record for his work in the music industry.
To find out more about Mo5aic, go to http://www.mo5aic.com or their Facebook page.
The Arts in Action concert will feature the Louisville Youth Choir will be members of the Sacred Heart Academy A Cappella Choir and the Sacred Heart School for the Arts Dance Ensemble also performing with MO5AIC.
The Louisville Youth Choir's ensembles are directed by Terri E. Foster and Dr. Louie L. Bailey and are accompanied by Thomas A. Seacat, Rhonda Hibdon and Dennis O'Donoghue. The choir is celebrating its 46th season comprised of over 100 singers from nearly 60 schools and home schools in the Louisville area and six surrounding counties. The SHA A Cappella Choir is directed by Jill Schurman and the Sacred Heart School for the Arts Dance Ensemble is choreographed by Julie McWilliams.
About the Louisville Youth Choir:
Louisville Youth Choir, a nonprofit performing arts organization, was established in 1967 to create a passion for singing among young people. LYC annually draws over 100 youth from throughout the metropolitan area, and its musical repertoire includes many styles and cultures, including major classics and modern works, often performed with soloists and orchestras. Open auditions are held seasonally throughout the year, and weekly rehearsals culminate in more than five public performances annually. The Choir's goal is to enhance musical education and performance experiences for students throughout the region and currently includes students from approximately 50 area public, private and Catholic schools. www.LouYouthChoir.org.
The Kentucky Arts Council, a state agency in the Commerce Cabinet provides operation support funding for The Louisville Youth Choir Inc. with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.