July 12, 2024

Local Barbershop Chorus Will Host World Singing Day Event at The Warwick Mall

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Harmony Heritage invites all to raise their voices in celebration on October 19th – Save the date!
[Pawtucket, RI, June 24, 2024] — Harmony Heritage, the Pawtucket, RI chapter of Harmony, Incorporated, an international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting a World Singing Day Event at 1 pm on Saturday, October 19th at the Warwick Mall, 400 Bald Hill Road in Warwick, RI. This event is open to people of all ages, backgrounds and singing abilities.

“After hearing about World Singing Day, we knew we had to be a part of it,” says Anne Diggle, chapter president. “Singing is a driving force in the lives of our chorus members. We recognize the positive effect it has on our lives and well being. We felt that this is an opportunity to gather with people who also see that singing together can be empowering and uplifting, so it was worth making sure that it happens here. We are proud to be hosting the event and hope that we’ll have a great response to our call for singers!”
Harmony Heritage chorus primarily sings in the barbershop harmony style, which traces its musical roots back to the turn of the 20th century. Today, barbershop harmony singers not only celebrate the classics, but also put their own spin on contemporary songs as well.

For information about membership and/or our World Singing Day Event, please contact Shelley Pray at spray59423@aol.com  or 401-226-5192.

About Harmony Heritage:
Founded in 2001, the Pawtucket, RI chapter of Harmony, Inc., also known as the Harmony Heritage chorus, is an award-winning chapter of Harmony, Inc. The chorus performs under the direction of Bob O’Connell, an accomplished director, performer, arranger and musician. Harmony Heritage brings four-part a cappella harmony to the local community through regular performances and educational events. The chorus consists of women representing a wide range of musical backgrounds, from novice to trained professionals. Harmony Heritage rehearses at 7 pm on Tuesdays in Pawtucket. For more information, visit www.harmonyheritage.org

About Harmony, Incorporated:
Harmony, Inc. is an international, non-profit organization whose purpose is to empower all women through education, friendship and a cappella singing in the barbershop style. Since its founding in Providence, RI in 1959, the organization has expanded from its Eastern roots to include more than 60 chapters in the United States and Canada, from California to Newfoundland, and from Manitoba to Florida. For more information, visit www.HarmonyInc.org.  

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