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THE BOYS CHOIR OF HARLEM
began in 1968 in Harlem, New York. It consisted of inner-city boys in the neighborhood and performed a variety of music, including gospel, classical, hip-hop, jazz, and R&B. The choir performed in the White House, the United Nations, and many national and international dignitaries. They recorded for soundtracks of the films Glory, Malcolm X, and many Spike Lee films. The choir’s last performance was in 2007, and it disbanded two years later.
Performed at The Grand – February 1992, April 1996, and April 1999
THE GIRLS CHOIR OF HARLEM,
founded in 1988, is the female counterpart to the Harlem Boys Choir. The 50-voice choir performed classical, spiritual, and pop music for audiences nationally and internationally. Both The Girls Choir and the Boys Choir disbanded in 2009.
Performed at The Grand – February 2003