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GREAT PERFORMANCE FROM ALL! A perfect way to end the year and begin the Holiday
The complete photo album here.
The 2009 Who's Who Photo Album is now
Nov 6 University of Hartford
"A Tribute to Harry Chapin"
Dec 5- The
NEW ! -- LUNCH FALL NEWSLETTER POSTED
Sept 12- Bill and Kay will be celebrity judges for the "CT
Rising Star" contest at the Hebron Fair
Sept 3 Bill was invited to be a judge for the Indie International Songwriting
Nov 6: The Ensemble returns to University of Hartford to present "A
Tribute to Harry Chapin"
Nov 19-21: Bill and Kay present and perform ant the 7th annual IMC
"The Violin Maker, from the CD "Cityscape", about the need for human
connection. Please share it with others
The 2010 VOICES FOR HOPE ENTRY FORMS ARE HERE
Win a $500 Scholarship and performing/recording opportunities
This summer, our 2009 Voices For Hope Winner, Caroline
Zocco, recorded "All of Us God's Children", the song Bill wrote for the
Special Olympics World Games. The recording wil be available soon online and on
the full VFH CD to be released later this year. See the video on our
Bill's song S.A.S.S, written for and recorded by Voices
For Hope winners
was selected to by Europe's largest distributor to be played in 20,000
stores across Europe.
See the video on our
June 14: Bill and Kay will be at JB Williams Park
with some of the Ensemble
for the CSA Summer Picnic.
August 15 5pm: Bill and Kay at Quaker Hill Baptist
August 21-23: Bill and Kay in Nashville, presenting and performing
August 24: Voices For Hope Winner Caroline Zocco comes to the studio to
record "All of Us God;'s Children"
Check out our Videos on YouTube
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SUMMER CAMP 2009
45 campers, counselors, and LUNCH Ensemble participants had a great week
for our 14th Summer Music Camp at Camp Wightman.
MAY 12 -- EXCITING NEWS
Bill's long-awaited book on Songwriting -- "Songcrafters'
Coloring Book: The Essential Guide to Effective and Successful Songwriting" is
now available! Thirty years in the making -- definitely worth the
Check it out!
(view Table of Contents)
CONCERT TO BENEFIT A HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF MISSION to
to help rebuild the 9th Ward. May 16, 7:00pm, Union
Baptist Church, Mystic CT.
click to enlarge
IT WAS A GREAT EVENT !
The finalists rehearse before the
Chapin Tribute concert with LUNCH
The 2009 VFH Scholarship Winner, Caroline Zocco
FINALISTS PHOTOS HERE --
CONCERT PHOTOS HERE
April 22 - Bill Pere was honored by Wakefern Foods and
General Mills as one of 10 Hunger Fighting Heroes, as part of the ShopRite
Partners in Caring program. Bill is featured on a special edition Cheerios
Box. LUNCH was presented with a $500 donation.
MARCH 27-28: Bill and Kay are at the national
Singer-Songwriter Conference in Cape May, NJ, to present workshops and perform
Bill's presentation on "How to Do Successful Benefit Events" is always a popular
topic among musicians.
NEWS TO START THE YEAR
Bill Pere was named as one the Top 50 Innovators,
Groundbreakers, Iconoclasts, and Guiding Lights of the Music Industry by Music
Connection Magazine, one of the oldest and most respected music business
article here )
Bill was named by General Mills and Wakefern Foods as
one of their Top 10 Hunger Fighting Hereos. He will appear on a
Special Edition Cheerios Box, available in all Shop-Rite stores.
Bill appears on the cover of the new 10th Edition Indie
Bible, the #1 reference book for independent artists in the music
business. He also has a feature article published in the book.
WANT TO RECORD ON A
PROFESSIONAL CD THAT WILL BE DISTRIBUTED WORLDWIDE ?
LUNCH is seeking
female vocalists, ages 13 and up, to do lead and backup parts on our next
CD. If you would like to be part of this project, contact us
right away (click
here to e-mail us). This will be a great addition to the
collection of CD's that we have released so far...
to the next Holiday Show in 2009
"Christmas on Gilligan's Island"
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For a list of agencies we have helped,
To learn more about the
Founder of LUNCH, click here
for developing young talent
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