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The Boys Choir of Harlem
Director - Walter Turnbull

Board of Directors
James Dowdy, Chairman
Horace Turnbull, Vice President
Bette Saunders, Treasurer
Frederick Williams, Secretary
Jane Boyer, Member
Steven Sims, Member
Ida Smith, Member

Tour Company Staff
Walter J. Turnbull, Founder/Conductor
Dillard T. Boone II, Managing Director
Frank Jones, Jr., Head Counselor
M. Roger Holland, Accompanist

ROY EVANS is interested in computers as a career, He's 11 years old and lives and attends school in Manhattan.

JAMES HENDERSON is 13, and resides and goes to school in Manhattan. He's not quite certain yet about a career choice.

ROBERT HOWARD, 13, wants to be an engineer or an architect. He lives in the City's Borough of the Bronx and attends school there.

TERRANCE PRINCE, 14, is a student at Music and Arts High School in Manhattan, and lives in Harlem. He wants to be a singer or a businessman.

GILBERT ROBINSON also lives in Harlem and attends Samuel Gompers Vocational Technical High School. His choice is singer or technical engineer.

NATHAN SIMMONS, 18, attends Music and Arts High School in Manhattan, resides in midtown Manhattan, and wants to be a singer or a teacher.

DEWAYNE SNYPE, 16, is a student at Music and Art High School in Manhattan and he's interested in communications and advertising.  He lives in the Bronx.

KAHLIL HASSAN STEVENSON, 15, attends Power Memorial Academy, and wants to be either a lawyer of a musician.

DARRYL E. WILLIAMS, 17, attends Harry S. Truman High School in Manhattan, and has decided on being a pilot or a computer programmer.

LEON WILLIAMS, 17, graduated this summer from Music and Art High School, and was admitted for the September 1983 term at Westminster Choir College in the State of New Jersey. He's interested in music education as a career.

EUGENE H. YARBROUGH, Jr., 14, attends Music and Art High School in Manhattan, and wants to be either a football player or a singer. He lives in Manhattan.

WALTER J. TURNBULL, tenor, is founder and director of the Boys Choir of Harlem, Inc. A native of Greenville, Mississippi, he is an honor graduate of Tougaloo College, also in Mississippi, where he was president of the student government. His high academic achievements and notable contributions to his alma mater earned him recognition in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. Mr. Turnbull received the Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music where he is presently a doctoral candidate. He is also a graduate pf the Columbia University School of Business.

Mr. Turnbull has appeared as soloist with both the New York Phalharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestras. His most noted operatic roles have been Alfredo in La Traviata and Tamino in Die Zauberflote, both performed with the Lake George Opera of Glens Falls, New York. With Opera/South of Mississippi, he has performed in Carmen and Turandot, and created the role of Antonio, the slave cabin boy, in the premiere of Roger Ames, new opera Amastad. He has also sung with the Goldovsky Opera Theatre and with Young Audiences, Inc., and recently made his operatic debut with the Houston Grand Opera Company. In a performance with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Mr. Turnbull appeared in Carmina Burana and on Broadway in Scott Joplin's Treemonisha.

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Transcription Notes:
Corrected many transcription errors. ~EJ

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