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November 30, 2012

City of the Hills women's chorus to sing in Stamford

The Friends of Music will host the City of the Hills Chorus for the final concert of the group’s 26th season at 3 p.m. Sunday. The show will be at the Frank W. Cyr Center on West Main Street in Stamford.

The concert will include traditional carols and some contemporary songs interspersed with audience sing-a-longs.

The City of Hills Chorus is a group of area women of all ages and walks of life who meet once a week to sing in four-part harmony in the barbershop style. The chorus and quartets perform for business and social organizations, nursing homes, Oneonta’s First Night and other community events. The group offers entertainment in the Oneonta-Cooperstown area singing modern show tunes, ragtime toe-tappers, pop tunes and old favorites.

The chorus chartered with Sweet Adelines International in 1985. Sweet Adelines is an international organization of women whose purpose is to teach singing barbershop style and encourage appreciation for that type of music, a media release said.

Suggested admission donations are $12 for adults and $6 for seniors and students. For more information, go to or call 746-7163.

The group also will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at the Clara Welch Thanksgiving Home at 47 Grove St. in Cooperstown for residents and their families.

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