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A Whole Village

Presented by Six Degree Singers at Hughes United Methodist Church, Silver Spring MD

Jun 03, 2018

A Whole Village

Celebrate diversity with the Six Degree Singers! Their 2018 Spring Concert Series, A Whole Village, features music spanning six continents and creative collaborations with local artists, the Einstein HS Choir, and dancers from the SAPAN Institute!

Six Degree Singers is a vibrant community choir of about 40 young adult performers dedicated to making quality music and bringing it to the Montgomery County area through performances, volunteer work, and musical education.

This program features a diverse set of works including Sperry’s “Desh” performed alongside dancers from the SAPAN Institute, as well as the concert-inspiring work Szymko’s “It Takes a Village” performed with the Einstein HS Choir! Don’t forget to check out the lobby to view

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General Admission – $15 pre-order / $20 on performance day
Students (with ID) & Seniors – $12 pre-order / $15 on performance day
Kids 18 and under – FREE!

Contact: 240-650-0625


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There is a reception after the event where audience members can enjoy a meet and greet with the choir!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Six Degree Singers perform The Star-Spangled Banner at Nationals Park!


  • Six Degree Singers perform Jai Ho! - A. R. Rahman, arr. Ethan Sperry
    Dancers: Trisha Sanghavi and Arjun Rawal, The SAPAN Institute
    Winter 2017
    Video courtesy of Arts Laureate
    For more info visit our website here:

    Jai Ho! (Dance With Me!)
    Come, come my Life, under the canopy.
    Come under the blue brocade sky!
    Iota by iota, I have lost my life. In faith
    I've passed this night dancing on coals;
    I blew away the sleep that was in my eyes;
    I counted the stars 'til my finger burned.
    Dance! Dance!
    Now with me, you dance for today,
    for our day of movements.
    No matter what problems may be:
    Cheers! Dance! Dance!
    Taste it, taste it. This night is honey!
    Taste it, and keep it; it's a heart at its final limit.
    You're a dark black, coal-black magic, aren't you?

    Jai Ho! was written for the 2008 Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. British director Tony Boyle asked Indian film composer A. R. Rahman to write this song for the end of the movie to include elements of Indian film tradition. While the song has little to do with the story line, it serves as a final victory dance for the protagonists. Ethan Sperry arranged this high-energy piece for mixed choir and percussion in 2008 and it features exciting dance rhythms and fast diction!


Hughes United Methodist Church

10700 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20902

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