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Chamber Singers, Alfred Volunteer Choir present April Phools fare

The Alfred University Chamber Singers and faculty and community members in the Alfred Volunteer Choir Company will present a jovial evening of silly song on Sunday, April 1 beginning at 7 p.m. in Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall, on campus.

The fun and frolic is open to the public at no charge though donations will be accepted for the Chamber Singers’ 2013 tour to Italy.

The group will parody the life span of the University’s alma mater dating back to medieval times through performances from select works of both Bach and Tom Lehrer.

The group will also perform selections from Bach’s "Triumph of Thusnelda" and there will be a singing competition involving PDQ Bach’s parody, "The Art of the Ground Round." Aspiring soloists, young and old, will delight the ear with some of Tom Lehrer’s "Funeral Parlorsongs" as well as additional selections.