The Barton Hills Choir will once again perform at the world-renowned Austin City Limits Music Festival. The Choir has previously appeared at the ACL Music Festival in 2009 and 2011, and both weekends in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
For 2016 the Choir is once again scheduled to perform on both weekends of the Music Festival. Mark your calendars now for Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 8. Both shows begin at 12:30 on the Austin Kiddie Limits stage. This year the choir will perform with Austin based singer-songwriter Nakia.
Don’t forget to check out the Choir’s bio page at the ACL Music Festival web site!
Choral Director magazine has a great article about Choir Director Gavin Tabone and the Barton Hills Choir this month, with great pictures and an extensive interview. Be sure to check it out!
The Barton Hills Choir has been receiving some worldwide exposure in the past few days. The YouTube video of their performance of ‘A Touch of Grey’ from the January 28 Winter Show was posted to the Grateful Dead’s official Facebook page, and is currently the leading video featured on the Dead Covers Project page. Be sure to check out the video and like it on the Dead’s Facebook page!
For the third year in a row, sixth grade members of the Barton Hills Choir will perform with renowned jazz pianist David Benoit for two performances of his Tribute to Charlie Brown. Joining Benoit for the two shows at One World Theater on Friday, December 11 is acclaimed jazz vocalist Jane Monheit.
Join the Choir as they help relive the classic music and images of A Charlie Brown Christmas with Grammy-nominated Benoit, whose credits include Here’s to you, Charlie Brown, 50 Great Years and the star-studded 40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas that reflect his lifelong passion for the music of original Peanuts composer Vince Guaraldi, and solidify Benoit’s role as his musical heir.
Shows begin at 7:00 and 9:30 PM, with tickets available now at One World Theatre.