The Whiffenpoofs at St. Paul’s, Oakland

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
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The Whiffenpoofs, the world's oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group, are excited to announce a concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, January 19th at 7pm.
 
Yale's premier a cappella choir presents an exciting night with a diverse range of music, including classic jazz standards like A Nightingale Sang in Berklee Square and popular music such as I'm Gonna Find Another You by John Mayer. Treat yourself to Whiffenpoof classics like Rainbow Connection and the legendary Whiffenpoof Song, covered by such greats as Bing Crosby and Elvis Presley. With a wit and charm that has been honed over a century, the Whiffenpoofs are sure to delight any audience member, no matter what age, for a perfect night of music and cheer! 
 
Founded in 1909, the "Whiffs" began as a senior quartet that met for weekly concerts at Mory's Temple Bar, the famous Yale tavern. Today, the group has become one of Yale's most celebrated traditions. Every year,14 rising Yale seniors are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs and take the year off of school to tour and perform. 
 
The Whiffenpoofs sing a diverse repertoire of vocal jazz, folk, pop, and Broadway hits from across the decades, and perform more than two hundred concerts each year. The Whiffs have sung for Presidents Obama, W. and H.W. Bush, Clinton, and Reagan and performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Broadway's Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center. In recent years, they have been featured on television shows such as "The Sing Off", "The West Wing" and "Glee." More at whiffenpoofs.org.
 

Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students, $35 priority, $50 family. In advance here or at the door.

Contact: music@stpaulsoakland.org

Location

St. Paul’s
114 Montecito Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: 510.834.4314
Fax: 510.834.0166
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