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Music Unites Pepsi PS 153 Chorus Performs for NYC Department of Education Teachers

Posted: February 4, 2015

On Friday, January 30th, the students of Music Unites Pepsi PS 153 Chorus received the opportunity to perform at a highly prestigious professional development workshop for New York City Department of Education music teachers. Under the direction of Ms. Arielle Hyatt, the students sang a a gospel spiritual from the project “Take Me to the River” with a professional band. Students were then coached in a masterclass setting by faculty from Berklee College of Music faculty, Renese King, on style influence, phrasing, and 12-bar blues progressions acting as accompaniment. PS 153’s student’s shined as radiant soloists teaching other music educators the lead vocal lines and harmonies.