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SINGING ANGELS

The SINGING ANGELS are a world-famous singing group composed of children ages 8-18 from all over northeastern Ohio. The group performs under the auspices of the nonprofit Northeast Ohio Children's Performing Music Foundation, Inc., and its repertoire includes spiritual music, classicals, show tunes, pop songs, and barbershop harmony. The Singing Angels perform throughout the year at various civic and business events and hold an annual spring benefit concert. The group was founded in 1964 by Bill Boehm, a professional singer, director, and producer. Originally an 80-member chorus, it now includes 100 singers in the reserve training chorus and 160 in the performing chorus. The Singing Angels average approx. 80 shows a year on stage, on television, and in churches. They have traveled to many foreign countries, including Romania in 1974, China in 1983, Germany in 1988, and Russia in 1992. In Cleveland they have performed at MUSICARNIVAL and the Blossom Music Ctr. Among the many honors the singing group has received are the 1970 Emmy Award for their "Songs of Christmas" television special, produced by WEWS-TV, and the 1974 Distinguished Award from the Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge. Boehm is the director of the Singing Angels. Joe Morin is the acting music director, and Mrs. Barbara Pascal is the publicity director. The Singing Angels practice at the Masonic Temple on E. 36th St.