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Monday, April 17, 2017

Award-winning singers, dancers and performers will take the stage at the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre in downtown Indianapolis for the 5th Annual Christel House Concert it was announced today by Theresa Mascari, Christel House Concert Chair. The concert is set for Friday, July 14, 2017.

“This year’s event celebrates, through song, dance and performances, the cultures where Christel House learning centers are located – India, Mexico, South Africa and the United States,” says Mascari. “We’re excited to have such an amazing array of performers from the Indianapolis arts community join us to support the wonderful children of Christel House.”

The 2017 Christel House Concert line-up featuring:

Anita Lerche

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre

Epiphany Dance Collective

Indianapolis Children's Choir 

Indianapolis Men's Chorus

With special guest performances by:

Grammy Award-winner Sylvia McNair

Indianapolis Symphony Concertmaster Zach De Pue

Tickets and details are available online at 100% of concert proceeds benefit student programs at Christel House.

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About Christel House International

The mission of Christel House is to transform the lives of impoverished children around the world—breaking the cycle of poverty and building self-sufficient, contributing members of society. A focus on academic excellence through a robust K–12 curriculum is combined with a strong character development program to give students the skills and competencies necessary to compete successfully in complex 21st Century society.

Much more than a school, Christel House was established in 1998 by Founder and CEO Christel DeHaan, and currently serves over 4,600 impoverished students through seven learning centers—located in India, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S.A. Christel House students maintain a 99% graduation exam pass rate, and the majority of its graduates go on to pursue higher education. They become productive citizens, and many secure employment with top multinational corporations. Christel House graduates are confident, hardworking, responsible and ethical, with a passion for giving back to their communities and caring for their families.