Daily Archives: June 23, 2014

New York Skyline in HDR

We wanted to share this really neat photo taken by our tour photographer and chorister parent Chris Gent as we were returning to Manhattan from Ellis Island this afternoon aboard a passenger ferry. The photo is a high-dynamic-range imaging or … Continue reading

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Up Against The Wall

Moving 47 tour participants through the streets of New York City can be a real challenge. It’s easy to get separated on busy sidewalks, hectic intersections, in crowded parks and in packed subway stations. We found the quickest way to … Continue reading

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The Many Hats of the Orlando Deanery Choirs

The beauty of our choir is its diversity and the unique talent and style each chorister brings to the choir. Hats are no different. Check out the variety of hats worn during this tour.

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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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After our loop around Liberty Island, we docked at Ellis Island, the gateway for millions of immigrants to the U.S. as the nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. By the time it closed on November 12, 1954, … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty

On our way to Ellis Island this morning we circled around Liberty Island on the passenger ferry which provided us with spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty. The 151-foot statue is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the … Continue reading

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Row NYC

We mentioned in a previous post about the interesting past of our host hotel, the Row NYC in Midtown Manhattan. Located in the heart of the Theater District and one block from Times Square, this historic hotel is one of … Continue reading

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NYC Tour 2014: Day 5 Schedule

Good morning, New York! Today is Day 5 of our tour and it’s the first day we have no scheduled rehearsals or performances. Everyone was given permission to sleep in this morning and after breakfast we’ll travel to Battery Park … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Andrea :(

Immediately following today’s service at Saint Thomas Church, we said a tearful goodbye to chorister Andrea Rivera who not only departed the tour early for a family vacation but officially leaves the Orlando Deanery Girls Choir after many years of … Continue reading

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Festal Eucharist at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

We had a splendid morning rehearsing and singing for the 11am Festal Eucharist today at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue. Many thanks to organist and director of music John Scott and assistant organist Benjamin Sheen who provided us with wonderful … Continue reading

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