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When:   December 18, 2010 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where:   Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Type:   Arts

Ivy Light: Sing Out. Raise Hope. Eliminate Pediatrics AIDS.
A Benefit Concert for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
On Saturday, December 18th 2010, 8 PM, the Yale and Whiffenpoof Alumni Associations will present the nations premier collegiate a cappella groups, the Yale Whiffenpoofs, the Princeton Nassoons, and the Harvard Krokodiloes, in partnership with internationally renowned, multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox, in Ivy Light: Sing Out, Raise Hope, Eliminate Pediatric AIDS, a benefit concert for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation at Alice Tully Hall, the Lincoln Center. The performance will feature jazz classics and holiday favorites as well as opening act appearances by The Nightingale-Bamford School Chorus and The Spence School Glee Club. Host, and special guest performer information coming soon to
Sponsors - The Donald R. Mullen Family Foundation, The Pierre New York Hotel, The Whiffenpoof, Nassoon, and Krokodiloe Alumni Associations, The Association of Yale Alumni, Yale GALA, The Fund for Reunion/Princeton BTGALA, Harvard GLC, Yale Black Alumni Association, YAAMNY, Yale Club of New York City, The Nightingale-Bamford School Chorus, The Spence School Glee Club, Chris Ryan.
$200 (VIP box seat & photo-op with Deborah Cox after the show), $100, $75, $50, $25 (student discount). To order, call CenterCharge at 212.721.6500 or visit the Lincoln Center website here
About the Foundation
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS. It works in 17 countries around the world to provide HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for women, children, and families - with a mission to eliminate pediatric AIDS. To access their website, click here.

About Deborah
Deborah Cox has conquered the R&B, pop, and dance charts as another one of legendary record mogul Clive Davis' personal discoveries. A Grammy nominated R&B singer, she holds the Billboard all time record for the longest running number one single on the R&B chart (Nobody's Supposed to be Here), in addition to multiple number one club hits around the world. Having starred on Broadway in Elton John and Tim Rices "AIDA," playing the title role, she returns in 2011 to light up the stage as the lead  in "The Josephine Baker Story." In 2007, she paid effusive tribute to a childhood idol of hers, the beloved Dinah Washington, with her Decca album, Destination Moon, that catapulted her into the ranks of the leading jazz singers of our time. Writing another chapter in her already diverse career, the album garnered Deborah yet another Grammy Award nomination in 2008. Currently Deborah is in demand for concerts around the globe and has made recent appearances on tour in Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Barbados, the USA and her native Canada in support of her latest CD The Promise.

About the Yale Whiffenpoofs     
Every year, 14 senior Yale men are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world's oldest and most famous collegiate a cappella group. 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 and hallowed traditions, maintaining a performance schedule of 100 200 concerts annually in addition to recording an album and embarking on a three month, twenty country world tour. The group has performed for the likes of Presidents Bush 1, Bush 2, and Clinton, Mother Teresa, Ella Fitzgerald, Gladys Knight, among others, in sold-out venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center, and for such events as the Rose Bowl, SNL, The Today Show, The West Wing, and NBCs The Sing-Off. Visit their website here.

About the Princeton Nasoons
With over sixty-five years of experience and tradition, the Nassoons are Princeton University's oldest a cappella singing group and one of the nation's premier performance ensembles. The Nassoons have been touring domestically and internationally since the group was officially born in 1941. Recent destinations include Brazil, Germany, and France. The group is continuously devoted to song, fun, and camaraderie and has become one of Princeton's most celebrated traditions. Visit their website here.

About the Harvard Krokodiloes
Founded in 1946 at the historic Hasty Pudding Club, The Harvard Krokodiloes perform popular music from the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s. These 12 tuxedo-clad undergraduates tour the United States and the world, continuing the musical tradition of Harvards oldest a cappella singing group. From Carnegie Hall to Cape Town, from the Sydney Opera House to the White House, the Kroks have sung in some of the finest venues in the world. Visit their website here.

Additional Info/Contact:
Samuel Hafer 203.815.7705