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Songs from The Great American Songbook Performed by Allegro! Chorus at Algonquin Arts

June 16, 2009

Where: Algonquin Arts Theatre
When: Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 8 pm
Ticket Price:
Adults-$28 Seniors-$26 Students/Children-$20
Box Office: 732-528-9211 or www.algonquinarts.org

Manasquan, NJ - Algonquin Arts will be featuring the ever-popular Allegro! Chorus in their patriotic performance of Songs from the Great American Songbook on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at 8 pm. Under the direction of Marcello Velame, Allegro!, Algonquin Arts’ resident chorus, will perform songs from the 1920s to 1960s – from Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley – including favorites like “I’ll Be Seeing You,” “Cheek to Cheek,” and “Taking a Chance on Love.”

Allegro! has quickly become one of New Jersey's most popular choral groups, enabling Algonquin Arts to expand its mission to bring the pleasures and powers of the performing arts and education to a diverse Jersey Shore audience. Established in 2004, Allegro! has performed to sold-out audiences at Algonquin Arts Theatre, its home base in downtown Manasquan as well as off-site concerts at other prestigious venues throughout the State. Allegro! believes in living its mission "To provide the community with an enriched educational opportunity through the study and performances of choral music; to grow and develop steadily as an organization important to the cultural experiences of the region; and to present diverse and engaging choral experiences of exceptional quality and musicality for audiences and performers alike."

The 30-member chorus has drawn vocalists from ten towns throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties. Rehearsals in Manasquan are on Monday nights from September through June. Auditions are held semi-annually. For more audition information, please contact the Algonquin Arts box office at 732-528-9211.

Tickets to see Allegro! perform Songs from the Great American Songbook live at Algonquin Arts are $28 for adults and $26 for seniors and $20 for students/children. Group rates are also available. To reserve seats or obtain more information, contact the box office at 732-528-9211 or [email protected] More information can also be accessed at www.algonquinarts.org. Box office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Algonquin Arts is conveniently located at 173 Main Street in downtown Manasquan, NJ.

Algonquin Arts was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit organization to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for the residents of New Jersey’s central region. Programming of Algonquin Arts is made possible as a result of the continued philanthropic support of private citizens and organizations such as New Jersey State Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, New Jersey Cultural Trust, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, PNC Foundation, Manasquan Savings Bank, Woman’s Club of Brielle, Bank of America, Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, Investors Savings Bank Charitable Fund, Verizon Foundation, Janice & Jules Plangere, III, as well as many generous individuals and local businesses.