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A Capella Groups to Host Concert Benefitting Child Abuse Charity

Several a capella groups across campus are coming together to raise money for a great cause.

On November 4th, exactly a year after Jerry Sandusky was charged with 40 counts relating to child sex abuse, ten of Penn State’s a capella clubs will host a concert benefitting the Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania charity.

“All of the a capella groups like the idea for one collective concert, but this year we wanted to attach a greater purpose to he performance,” Stephanie Allen of the Pennharmoincs said. “In lieu of the recent events, we thought this concert would be a great way to raise awareness and show our support to our community and the University.”

The show will begin at 7 p.m. at Alumni Hall. Tickets to the concert will $4.00 for students and $4.99 for non-students, with all proceeds going to the aforementioned charity. Join the Facebook event here.

During the various performances, gift baskets will be raffled off, T-shirts and pinwheels will be sold, and additional donations will be accepted.

The following groups will be performing at the concert titled “Raise the Song”:

  • The Pennharmonics
  • None of The Above
  • Blue in the FACE
  • Savoir Faire
  • The Coda Conduct
  • Leading Tones
  • Grace Notes
  • Rhythm of Faith
  • The Statesmen
  • Shades of Blue

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