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The North American Welsh Choir Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary in the Big Apple
by Melissa Campbell for Vocal Area Network
Posted February 13, 2003

North American Welsh Choir logoChoristers from across the continent will convene in New York on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2  to celebrate the fifth anniversary of The North American Welsh Choir, a community choir with a continental presence that seeks to reflect the North-American Welsh experience through music and song. Founded in 1998 by Mari Morgan, the group has a roster of over 100 choristers from 26 states and three Canadian provinces. Choristers include the descendants of Welsh immigrants, expatriates and those who feel connected with the music and the community that is the North American Welsh Choir.

The festivities will commence on Saturday afternoon, March 1, when the choir presents a celebratory concert at historic Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street. Free and open to the public, the concert will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. The choir's program seeks to connect its audience through a musical genre that spans both centuries and continents. Playing both old and new Welsh favorites, the choir also has commissioned a series of works from American and Canadian composers and Welsh write