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Maplewood Glee Club Spring Concert to Feature Local Scholarship Winners

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Maplewood Glee Club Credits: Maplewood Glee Club
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Hunter Kovacs, musical theater tenor, Columbia High School. Recipient of the 2018 John Plumer Scholarship given by the Maplewood Glee Club Credits: Maplewood Glee Club
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Catherine Moore, jazz and classical pianist, Westfield High School. Recipient of the 2018 John Plumer Scholarship given by the Maplewood Glee Club Credits: Maplewood Glee Club
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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Glee Club's spring concert on April 29 will feature this year's local scholarship winners: Hunter Kovacs, a senior at Columbia High School, and Catherine Moore, a senior at Westfield High School, according to a Facebook post from The Maplewood Glee Club.

Hunter Kovacs ia a musical theater tenor, and Catherine Moore is a jazz and classical pianist.

The Maplewood Glee Club's Facebook update stated that they have awarded a scholarship to a high school senior intending to study music in college and beyond every spring since 1971.

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"This year, the level of talent was so phenomenal,” says club scholarship chairman Steve Adamczyk, “we handed out two!”

Hunter and Catherine will both both perform in the Glee Club’s annual spring concert on Sunday, April 29, at 4 p.m. at St Joseph Church, 767 Prospect Street in Maplewood.

The concert will also include Columbia High School’s honors choir, the Excelsior Singers, as well as The Doo-Wop Preservation Society.

The family-friendly concert titled “It’s About Time” is a collection of songs about, yes, time, stated the Facebook update from the Glee Club.

Club member Ian Foster explained, “Without giving it all away, we have classic rock songs, Broadway ballads, a tune from a Hollywood blockbuster, a pop song recorded at Abbey Road Studios, a famous song from a beloved country singer, and the Time Warp.”

Tickets can be purchased here, and are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and kids under 10 are free.

The Maplewood Glee Club was founded in 1946 and comprises singers from all over the area, including Westfield, Summit, Chatham, Livingston, the Oranges, and Montclair.

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