French boys’ choir to perform at COS

Tue, 07/15/2008 - 5:04pm
By: The Citizen

“Maîtrise des hauts de France,” a boys’ choir from Lambersart, Lille, France, will sing a concert of sacred, secular, and folk songs at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Monday, July 21, at 7 p.m.

Fifteen boys ages 9 to 13 and five young men ages 17 to 20 will comprise this year’s touring choir. Their conductor is Dr. Régis Decool.

The choir was founded in 1972, has performed all across Europe and has toured the United States 18 times. They have sung before Pope John Paul II at St. Peter’s Basilica three times, and were received at the White House in 1977. They have recorded compact discs, which will be available that evening.There is no admission charge, but an offering will be collected to cover their travel expenses. The next stop on the tour will be Jacksonville, Fla.

Those who would like a preview may check their videos on YouTube or their website,

For more information, call the church, 770-487-8717.

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