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September 12, 2013

Seton singers take center stage

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"It's called 'Seasons of Love,'" Shadonix said. "What the Boys are doing is remarkable.

But since it's these particular students, he's not as worried. This is the same children's choir that performed on stage last year to provide voices for a powerful, orchestral piece at Bridge View Center.

"Carmina Burana," recalled Bailey when asked the title of the German composition that includes lyrics in Latin. "I like singing."

Shadonix says he's helped Seton students improve, but that's about it.

"I wish I could take credit for how good they are, but these kids come in the door knowing how to sing — and how to sing well."

— To see reporter Mark Newman's Twitter feed, go to @couriermark

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