French Cabaret Singer Extraordinaire To Perform At Umass Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Boivin Center for French Language and Culture announced that Ms. Annie Royer, will perform in a special concert on the evening of Monday, December 1, 2003 in the Main Auditorium at the campus in Dartmouth at 7 pm. Parking is available in lots 4, 5 and 6.

DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Boivin Center for French Language and Culture announced that Ms. Annie Royer, will perform in a special concert on the evening of Monday, December 1, 2003 in the Main Auditorium at the campus in Dartmouth at 7 pm. Parking is available in lots 4, 5 and 6. 

Annie Royer is a French cabaret singer and soloist as well as a stage, film and television actress. She will be performing with her band, Les Garcons Musettes and the French Cancan dancers. 

The French have a word for this dynamic, international professional, and it is extraordinaire. A native of Paris, Royer has captivated many audiences on both sides of the Atlantic with her musical and dramatic talents and her Gallic charm. 

Royer's repertory ranges from her speciality--soulful and haunting renditions of cabaret songs a la Edith Piaf--to other highly popular French tunes. She is a very sought-after entertainer and performer, and has enjoyed the diversity and challenge of performing in clubs, at music festivals, on the concert stage and at private and corporate functions around the world. She is equally at ease singing in French or English, and performing with an entire orchestra or a single accompanist. 

Annie Royer has appeared at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth before. Each time, she has dazzled her audiences who have been enriched by the quality of her voice and the sophistication of her music. Succinctly, her appearances have been the highlight of numerous French musical celebrations and conferences. 

The concert is free and open to the public. It is sponsored with great pride and pleasure by the University's Boivin Center for French Language and Culture. The Boivin Center promotes the teaching, research and appreciation of the French language and culture. It acts as a catalyst for French studies at the University and throughout the entire region. 

The Center was founded to create an enduring symbol and on-going testimony to Omer E. Boivin and Laurette Boivin and to promote and preserve the French language and culture. The Boivin Center also sponsors academic scholarships to support undergraduate education in French at UMass Dartmouth. 

For further information, contact Prof. Mel Yoken, director of the Boivin Center by telephone at 508-999-8335 or via email at www.myoken@umassd.edu.


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