Tim Janis' Celebrate America 2013
Southeastern Michigan’s gifted young vocalists star in an upcoming Detroit Public Television spectacular, Detroit Performs: Tim Janis’ Celebrate America. The special program aired on WTVS Channel 56, 3/7/2013.
In Detroit Performs: Tim Janis’ Celebrate America, students perform songs that have uplifted and inspired the nation in times of war and times of peace. Hundreds of talented young singers from schools throughout metro Detroit step into the spotlight on DPTV with renowned producer and musician Tim Janis, a man who’s worked with some of America’s biggest stars and entertainers.
Beautiful songs, outstanding soloists and talented choruses fill Detroit Performs: Tim Janis’ Celebrate America. School performers are featured as a group and close-up, as the program also includes historic and patriotic archival images and video for a most moving musical story that celebrates the people and the nation. The magical television concert features 19 Southeast Michigan high school, middle school and youth choirs. The program was recorded in October and includes talents from :
• Avondale Middle School • Avondale High School • Birmingham Groves High School • Carter/Johnson Upper Elementary Schools • Community Chorus of Detroit • Detroit Children’s Choir • Detroit School of the Arts • Emerson Middle School • Garden City High School • Lakeview High School • L’Anse Creuse High School • L’Anse Creuse North High School • Livonia Franklin High School • Livonia Stevenson • Oakland Homeschool Music • Redford Union High School • Royal Oak High School • Southfield Lathrup High School.
“(The program) is designed to give our youth the opportunity to showcase their choirs,” Janis said. “The talent our teachers and students have is extraordinary. The project was and is a team effort with DPTV. I am thrilled at the incredible talent, hard work and dedication each choir and its teachers brought to the songs.”
Note that this program includes Pledge breaks and Studio interviews as the program aired on 3/7/13. See the complete program with song list and participating schools.