American Boychoir performs with MS Boychoir - - Jackson, MS

American Boychoir performs with MS Boychoir

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The nationally renown American Boychoir performed Sunday in the capital city.

The young male choir was joined by the Mississippi Boychoir at Covenant Presbyterian Church.

The American Boychoir is comprised of male students from fourth through eighth grade.

They travel the world singing in concerts and with orchestras,and on television and radio.

Mississippi Boychoir officials said they were contacted by the director of the national group and asked to perform several selections with them from their program.

"We rehearsed and rehearsed and rehearsed. We did a piece in German by back and then we did a spiritual This Little Light of Mine with them and then we did three pieces of our own," said Mississippi Boychoir Artistic Director Lelon Thompson.

On average the American Boychoir visits 16 states each year.

The Mississippi Boychoir will travel to Hattiesburg for their next concert.

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