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By recording these classic folk songs our goal is to give life to these musical stories and treasures and to offer them to the world.
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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    Get a digital download of BOTH "Greensleeves" and "Londonderry Air" track from Bushes & Briars new CD.

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    Travel in style with St. Charles Singers flexible luggage tags (set of 2) with plastic insert for your business card or label PLUS a digital download of "Greensleeves" and "Londonderry Air".

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    Get the digital download recording of the 25 Folks Songs for Choirs from Books 1&2 as recorded on Bushes & Briars by St. Charles Singers. Includes digital copy of the album insert featuring lyrics and photos.

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    Enjoy the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album.

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    Pledge US$ 60 or more About US$ 60

    Enjoy our beautifully designed, side saddle-stitched Libretto featuring all of the lyrics from the 25 Bushes & Briars folk songs PLUS the Bushes & Briars CD, PLUS the digital download of the album.

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    Pledge US$ 75 or more About US$ 75

    Look sharp in your black long-sleeved high quality cotton T-shirt sporting the St. Charles Singers logo. Choose from sizes XS,S,M,L,XL,2X. PLUS the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. (Need an extra T-shirt or two? Order 2 additional for $45, 3 for $65.)

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    Experience the memories of the Bushes & Briars concert and recording project with this custom-made 8x10 hardbound coffee table photo album, featuring lyrics from the program, photos, and song dedications. Give as a gift to a singer or a loved one/friend to cherish PLUS the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS a digital download of the album.

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    St. Charles Singers CD bundle. Enjoy the Bushes & Briars CD along with the following CDs produced by SCS: Christmas in St. Charles, I Know Where I'm Going, From Out of a Wood, and Copeland Songs with the Elgin Symphony. PLUS the Bushes & Briars Libretto of all of the folk songs. Makes a great gift package.

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    St. Charles Singers isn't just about folk music. Get 2 tickets to Mozart & More (the choir and Metropolis Chamber Orchestra), on Friday, September 11, 2015 in Elgin, IL at 7:30pm. PLUS enjoy the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. PLUS our custom Libretto with all of the song lyrics

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    St. Charles Singers isn't just about folk music. Get 2 tickets to our Spring concert featuring Herbert Howels' Requiem, on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest, IL at 7:30pm. PLUS enjoy the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. PLUS enjoy our beautifully designed, side saddle-stitched Libretto

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    Local Illinois artist Greg Chapman will be painting music-inspired scenes with water color during the performance on June 13, 2015 of Book 1 from the Oxford Book of Folk Songs for Choirs. You can get a Limited Edition 8x10 canvas print of this unique art piece ready to hang in your home.

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    Local Illinois artist Robert Pennington will be painting music-inspired scenes with oil during the performance on June 14, 2015 of Book 2 from the Oxford Book of Folk Songs for Choirs. You can get a Limited Edition 8x10 canvas print of this unique art piece ready to hang in your home.

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    Pledge US$ 300 or more About US$ 300

    Become a sponsor or dedicate one of the 25 songs on the recording of Bushes & Briars. Name yourself or someone you care about and we'll include your name or their name in the CD album insert, post your dedication on our social media pages and on our website. PLUS you'll receive the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. PLUS you will be sent the lovely Libretto with all of the lyrics. PLUS a custom certificate of dedication/sponsorship which lists the song you have chosen and the person to whom it is dedicated or sponsored by (suitable for framing). (We'll contact you about which song you have chosen.)

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    Pledge US$ 400 or more About US$ 400

    Famed British composer and conductor John Rutter arranged four pieces which appear in the Oxford Book of Folk Songs for Choirs and which appear in the Bushes & Briars recording. John Rutter will personally autograph and sign a dedication copy of Book 1 & Book 2 for you or someone you wish to remember. PLUS you'll receive the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. PLUS the beautiful Libretto PLUS the coffee table book with comments from John Rutter.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    Adopt a Singer! All 32 of our singers, plus our director Jeffery Hunt, can be "adopted" with a sponsorship for the 2015-2016 concert season. Ticket revenue provides less than 25% of the funds needed to operate the choir. Your name will be featured in each printed program, on our website and social media pages. PLUS you'll receive the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. PLUS enjoy our beautifully designed, side saddle-stitched Libretto. PLUS look sharp in your black long-sleeved high quality cotton T-shirt with our St. Charles Singers logo. PLUS travel in style with St. Charles Singers flexible luggage tags (set of 2) with plastic insert for your business card or label.

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    Pledge US$ 750 or more About US$ 750

    We'll bring the music to you! Enjoy 4-5 songs from the Bushes & Briar CD performed by a quartet from St. Charles Singers in your home or at your garden party this summer or early fall (local Chicago area only). PLUS you'll receive 4 copies of the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album. PLUS enjoy 4 copies the Libretto.

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    Pledge US$ 3,800 or more About US$ 3,800

    Final 24 hours Special Reward! Secure a pair of LIFETIME season tickets to all future St. Charles Singers concerts! Now you and another special person don’t ever have to never miss a performance because they were sold out! PLUS you'll receive (4) copies of the Bushes & Briars CD, PLUS the digital download of the album, PLUS the lovely libretto, PLUS the coffee table book! (Note: St. Charles Singers typically 3-4 concerts per year-adult ticket are normally $30-$40 each.)

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    Pledge US$ 1,500 or more About US$ 1,500

    As the baton in your hand moves, hear the choir sing as you conduct the St. Charles Singers in a song to be featured in concert at Baker Memorial Methodist Church in St. Charles, IL on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    Enjoy dinner for 4 along with St. Charles Singers' music director Jeffrey Hunt and his bride Cheri (6 total) with a 4-course dinner and wines prepared by a culinary school trained chef (local Chicago area only) in your home or at a mutually agreed upon location. Hear from Jeff the stories behind the songs, the recording experience and about the bright future of classical choral music. PLUS you'll receive (4) copies of the Bushes & Briars CD PLUS the digital download of the album featuring all 25 Folks Songs for Choirs from Books 1&2 as recorded by St. Charles Singers. Includes digital copy of the album insert featuring lyrics and photos, PLUS enjoy (4) copies of our beautifully designed, side saddle-stitched libretto featuring all of the lyrics from the 25 Bushes & Briars folk songs. Sing along with the Singers. Offered between July - October 2015

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