Silk'n Sounds performed with world renowned vibraphone musician, Arthur Lipner, a trio of jazz instrumentalists, and young women from North Haven High School's Concert Choir for a spectacular holiday concert held at North Haven High School on Dec. 10th.
Silk'n Sounds is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring New Reach in New Haven, CT as our new charitable organization. Since 1990, New Reach has been providing emergency shelter for women and children. The largest family provider in the state of emergency shelter, New Reach inspires independence for those affected by homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing and support using the most innovative and progressive methods.
As an organization of women, Silk'n Sounds is proud to be able to support women and families in need. We look forward to a long and enriching collaboration. As part of this effort, Silk'n Sounds contributied a quartet performance for auction at New Reach's 18th Annual Auction event on May 3rd at Anthony's Ocean View, New Haven.
For more information about New Reach visit www.newreach.org.
Silk'n Sounds entertained the audience at Temple Beth Sholom in Hamden, CT with a performance that covered the spectrum of tender ballads, jazz classics, and fun choreographed up-tunes. We received many enthusiastic words of support and appreciation after the show, several commenting on our beautiful blended sound. Here's a quote from an attendee:
"All day I kept saying I've got to write you to tell you how much we enjoyed the concert. You are all so terrific! Your sound is amazing! We loved every song. Can't wait for the next concert."
Silk'n Sounds performed at Quinnipiac's Buckman Theater, in Hamden, CT. The concert also featured the Quinnipiac jazz ensemble, jazz combo and chamber orchestra. Diverse musical selections and styles made for a very entertaining evening.
Silk'n Sounds placed 3rd at the Harmony, Inc. Area 2 Convention & Contest in Devons, MA April 29th, earning our highest score ever. With 45 members on stage, the chorus dazzled the audience with their performances of Sweet Georgia Brown and Are You Lonesome Tonight. The chorus also received the Area 2 Achievement Award.
Silk'n Sounds entertained a full house at our annual holiday concert. Additional performances for the season were held at North Haven Library on Dec. 3rd and West Haven Congregational Church (to benefit the West Haven Library) on Dec. 18th.
Once again, Silk'n Sounds Chorus placed in the top ten, with our highest score yet, at Harmony, Inc's annual international contest and convention. The event took place in Providence, Rhode Island on November 4th. Our group was the last to perform out of 24 choruses, and we delivered a well-received performance to a very full audience of fellow singers and supporters.