New opportunity for band and choir
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On February 15, Mount Carmel’s choir will be performing in its first ever “Prism Concert.” The concert will take place in the MC chapel from 8-9 pm. The Prism Concert will introduce the audience to a whole new way of enjoying the music.
If you are new to the concept of a Prism Concert, the concept is to present many facets of music in a single setting, just as a glass prism bends light in many ways. The audience will experience styles of music ranging from R&B to musicals, including selections from Hamilton, XXXTENTACION, Led Zeppelin, The Script, the upcoming MC musical Newsies, and many more. The intriguing part about the concert is that the music will be performed in various states of darkness.
Mr. William Spakowski, the new band and choir director, said to expect mostly jazz from the band, and lots of duets and trios from the choir. He is very excited for the new idea and hopes to draw in a “different audience.”
Spakowski was inspired to have the prism concert by a program produced at the Eastman School of Music, located in Rochester, New York.
“This is a great opportunity for both the band and the choir to present a short, less formal concert.”
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