In his proclamation, Mayor Kapszukiewicz recognized the Singers for hosting Saengerfest 2018 in Toledo as well as celebrating 150 years as a community staple.
“WHEREAS, the Toledo Swiss Singers are elevating the human spirit through their performances,” the proclamation states. “The City of Toledo applauds the Toledo Swiss Singers for their many accomplishments and recognizes the singers for so positively representing our city during this very special, international competition.”
Watch the Singers yodel for the Mayor below:
The Singers will join hundreds from more than a dozen choirs from across North America to present an international showcase of Swiss culture at the Saengerfest 2018 Grand Concert at 7 p.m. June 30, on the historic stage of the Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St. in Downtown Toledo. 13abc’s Tony Geftos will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The Toledo Swiss Singers’ Micah Graber will conduct.
The groups will also compete at a Prize Singing Competition at 1 p.m. earlier in the day, also at the Valentine. Both events are open to the public. Tickets are available through the Valentine Box Office online and via telephone, 419-242-2787.
The Singers also recently sang the National Anthem at a Toledo City Council meeting, as well as yodel for the members.