Chester Children’s Chorus Presents Free Concerts Next Weekend

Hosts Guests at Science Fair
and Dance Performance

Joyful members of the Chester Children's Chorus

Joyful members of the Chester Children’s Chorus

The mighty Chester Children’s Chorus will sing out in celebration of summer in two concerts next Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, both at 7:30 p.m., at Lang Concert Hall at Swarthmore College.

The program, directed by CCC founder John Alston and assistant music director Sean Tripline, will include classical compositions by Mozart and Fauré, and a musical tribute to Prince.

On Thursday, July 21, at 11 a..m, a student science fair will open in Eldridge Commons of Swarthmore College’s Science Center.

An open rehearsal for the concert also takes place at 2 p.m. on Thursday.

A student dance recital at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, closes the week-long celebration. Led by teachers Jeannine Osayande and Shanae Willis, dancers will perform modern, hip-hop and African dance. Photographs, artworks and other projects will be on display during all events.

Among the performers, artists, and science exhibitors are students from the Chester-Upland School District, who are members of the Chester Children’s Chorus, a year-round music education and academic enrichment program. They participated in the Summer Learning Program, a full-day, 6-week summer camp incorporating athletics, academic enrichment and arts classes.

More information on CCC and the upcoming events can be found at

Free Shuttle Service

Members of the Swarthmore Senior Citizens Association will drive shuttles for concertgoers between Lang Concert Hall and the Swarthmore SEPTA station (at the station building beginning at 1 p.m.), and from the Whittier parking lot to Lang (beginning at 1:15 p.m.).

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