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Chatfield College and the Corporation for Findlay Market to Host Friendship Concert during World Choir Games

June 12th, 2012

Chatfield College and the Corporation for Findlay Market will host a Friendship Concert during The World Choir Games on Friday, July 6 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Findlay Market.

Friendship Concerts are free performances by World Choir Games participants that provide an opportunity for the broader community to experience the World Choir Games at no charge. 

Choirs from Cincinnati, California, Croatia, and Indonesia are currently scheduled to perform during the July 6 concert at Findlay Market.

The World Choir Games is the largest choral music competition in the world and is held every two years.  This year's event will take place from July 4-14 in Cincinnati, the first time they have been held in North America.  More than 20,000 participants, including as many as 400 choirs from more than 70 countries will compete in 23 categories of choral music.  Inspired by the Olympic ideal, the goal of the World Choir Games is to unite people from all nations through singing in peaceful competition.

The Corporation for Findlay Market (CFFM) is a private non-profit corporation founded in 2000 to manage Findlay Market following its renovation in 2002 and 2003.  The Corporation for Findlay Market provides experienced business management that is developing Findlay Market into a vibrant, increasingly self-sufficient public market. Its role and functions are modeled on similar non-profit organizations that operate successful public markets in cities such as Seattle, Washington and Columbus, Ohio.

Established in 1971, Chatfield College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts college offering the Associate of Arts degree in St. Martin and Cincinnati.  Chatfield is an open enrollment college and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  Prospective students need only to have a High School Diploma or GED to attend and will be guided individually through the enrollment and financial aid application process.  The St. Martin campus is located at 20918 State Route 251; St. Martin, OH  45118 and the Cincinnati campus is located at 1800 Logan Street; Cincinnati, OH  45202.

For more information about the July 6 Friendship Concert, contact Wanda Hill (Chatfield College) at 513-921-9856 or Cheryl Eagleson (The Corporation for Findlay Market) at 513-665-4839.

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