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Concerts and Events



Wits Choir in Concert at the George Washington Masonic Memorial



Boston Eastern Heritage Chorus at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church



Los Angeles Chidren's Choir at Strathmore (Photo: David Tomlinson)



Pacific Boychoir at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
2014 Concerts and Events
Due to the sponsorship of Classical Movements, Inc., all concerts are FREE and open to the public; audience members are welcome to make a donation if they wish (except at Strathmore).

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 7:30 pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

228 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Featuring Konevets Quartet (Russia), Ondrasek Czech Youth and Children's Choir (Czech Republic), Viva (Norway) and Insingizi (Zimbabwe)

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Damascus United Methodist Church

9700 New Church St., Damascus, MD 20872
Featuring the Fairfield County Children's Choir (USA), Arishi (Georgia), Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval (Canada) and Wishful Singing (The Netherlands)

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Alfred Street Baptist Church

301 S Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Featuring Insingizi (Zimbabwe) and Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval (Canada)
*Performance part of the church service


Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Featuring Wishful Singing (The Netherlands) and the Yale Alumni Chorus with Orchestra; benefitting the Welcome Table (choir of the homeless). *Donations will be collected.

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm
St. Anne's Parish

199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Featuring Konevets Quartet (Russia), Fairfield County Children's Choir (USA), Arishi (Georgia), and Ondrasek Czech Youth and Children's Choir (Czech Republic)

Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm
The Music Center at Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852
*Co-presented with Strathmore
Featuring the Best of Serenade! and massed choir finale conducted by Grant Gershon, L.A. Master Chorale. Ensembles include the Yale Alumni Chorus (USA), Konevets Quartet (Russia), Fairfield County Children's Choir (USA), Arishi (Georgia), Ondrasek Czech Youth and Children's Choir (Czech Republic), Wishful Singing (The Netherlands) Les Petits Chanteurs de Laval (Canada)and Insingizi (Zimbabwe).


2013 Concerts and Events
Choirs from:
Australia, Canada, Latvia, Poland, Russia and United States.

Serenade! Opening Celebration
Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC
Children's Chorus of Washington (USA)
The Watch (Canada)
Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir (Poland)
Florida's Singing Sons Boychoir (USA)
Latvian Voices (Latvia)

Serenade! Celebration in Alexandria
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Alexandria, Virginia
Florida's Singing Sons Boychoir (USA)
Latvian Voices (Latvia)
Australian Voices (Australia)
Dong Folk Chorus (China)

Serenade! Celebration in Annapolis
St. Anne's Parish, Annapolis, MD
Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir (Poland)
Russian Singers (Russia)
The Watch (Canada)

Best of Serenade! - Co-presented with Strathmore
Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD
Australian Voices (Australia)
The Watch (Canada)
Latvian Voices (Latvia)
Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir (Poland)
Russian Singers (Russia)
Florida's Singing Sons Boychoir (USA)

Serenade! Celebration in Damascus
Damascus United Methodist Church, Damascus, MD
Russian Singers (Russia)
Australian Voices (Australia)



2012 Concerts and Events
Choirs from:
Australia, Czech Republic, Canada, Columbia, South Africa, Namibia and United States

Opening Celebration
with a welcome address by Alexandria's Mayor W. D. Euille

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Old Town Alexandria, VA
Countermeasure (Canada)
Cantaré Children's Chorus (Canada)
Verata e Liberi (Colombian Children's Choir)
Young Adelaide Voices (Australia)
Boston City Singers (USA)

African Freedom Songs
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)

Celebration of The Welcome Table Choir Benefit concert
Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC
Voices of Namibia (Namibia)
Young Adelaide Voices (Australia)
Minnetonka Chamber Choir (USA)
Boston City Singers (USA)

African Evening
Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)
Voices of Namibia (Namibia)

Celebration in Historic Annapolis
St. Anne's Parish, Annapolis, MD
Zvonky-Praha (Czech Republic)
Verata e Liberi (Colombian Children's Choir)
Countermeasure (Canada)
Boston City Singers (USA)

Celebration Concert of New and World Music
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)
Verata e Liberi (Colombian Children's Choir)
Young Adelaide Voices (Australia)
Zvonky-Praha (Czech Republic)
Voices of Namibia (Namibia)
Countermeasure (Canada)
Cantaré Children's Chorus (Canada)
Boston City Singers (USA)
Minnetonka Chamber Choir (USA)

Celebration of Youth
Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, Washington DC
Cantaré Children's Chorus (Canada)
Zvonky-Praha (Czech Republic)
Young Adelaide Voices (Australia)
Minnetonka Chamber Choir (USA)
Children's Chorus of Washington (USA)


Serenade! Festival Community Concerts
(Outreach, Embassy, and other Public Performances)


Choirs at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, Washington, DC
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)
Countermeasure (Canada)

Countermeasure at Canadian Embassy's Canada Day Celebration
Canadian Embassy, Washington DC
Countermeasure (Canada)

Lunch Time Treat at Alexandria's Market Square
Alexandria Market Square, Alexandria, VA
Select Serenade! Festival participants

Sunday Service for the Homeless
Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC
Serenade! Festival Choirs
Welcome Table Choir, a choir of the homeless

Sunday Service at Alfred Street
Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)
Alfred Street Baptist Church choirs

Minnetonka Chamber Choir at the Washington National Cathedral
Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC
Minnetonka Chamber Choir (USA)

Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society at Arena Theatre DC
South African Embassy, Washington DC
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)

Baltimore Summer Schools World Music Experience
A local Baltimore City School
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)
Minnetonka Chamber Choir (USA)
Cantaré Children's Chorus (Canada)


Serenade! Festival "Beyond Washington, DC" Concerts

Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society at Yale
Sprague Hall, New Haven, CT
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)

Choirs at Arts in the Park at Park Avenue Christian Church
Park Avenue Christian Church, New York, NY
Verata e Liberi (Colombian Children's Choir)
Countermeasure (Canada)
Imilonji KaNtu Choral Society (South Africa)

Colombian music at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Paterson, NJ
Verata e Liberi (Colombian Children's Choir)

Choirs in Connecticut
Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
Fairfield County Children's Choir
Verata e Liberi (Colombian Children's Choir)
Young Adelaide Voices (Australia)



2011 Concerts

Serenade! Washington, DC Choral Festival featured a unique combination of exceptional choirs from all over the globe participating in the inaugural 2011 international choral festival produced by Classical Movements, Inc.

Audiences experienced jazzy blues and brilliant a cappella arrangements from Cadence, a quartet of innovative young men from Canada, authentic Russian folk and sacred songs with Konevets Quartet, the rich sound of the Grammy Award winning Pacific Boychoir, authentic music and dance from the Indonesian Youth Choir-Cordana, an all African music program from South Africa's Wits Choir and UCCSA Broadhurst Choir from Botswana, exceptional artistry from the Los Angeles Children's Chorus and the Children's Chorus of Washington, two of the best children's choruses in the nation.

George Washington Masonic Memorial, Alexandria, VA
Indonesian Youth Choir-Cordana (Indonesia)
Wits Choir (South Africa)
Cadence (Canada)

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington DC
Konevets Quartet (Russia)
UCCSA Broadhurst Choir (Botswana)
Boston Eastern Heritage Choir (USA)
Pacific Boychoir (Grammy Award-winning choir from California)

Strathmore, Bethesda, MD
Indonesian Youth Choir-Cordana (Indonesia)
Konevets Quartet (Russia)
Pacific Boychoir (Grammy-Award winning choir from California, USA)
Wits Choir (South Africa)
Los Angeles Children's Chorus (USA)
Cadence (Canada)

Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, Washington, DC
Children's Chorus of Washington-Washington, DC Host Choir
Los Angeles Children's Chorus (USA)


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