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Opera alumnus has passion for singing — and talent to pursue it

The songbird from Brooklyn said an elementary school glee club conductor sparked her singing career when he gave her a classical piece to perform. “That’s when I realized I had a solo voice and really liked singing,” says Sibongile Boyd. “It was just something about the grandeur of it that attracted me. I preferred singing more than listening to instrumental pieces.”
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TOP STORY - January tour of South America offered

The Binghamton University Alumni Association and Department of Theatre will offer an extended tour of South America in January 2009. The tour is open to the public. This trip, which runs from January 12 – 23, will include tours of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile. Faculty members Tom Kremer and Carol Hanscom will serve as guides.

Santiago, Chile

Travelers will experience a variety of sites and attractions in Buenos Aires including café life to shopping and fine dining. In Santiago (pictured), travelers will find boutiques, restaurants and a bustling nightlife, as well as a wide range of city parks, museums, monuments and live performers. Due to favorable exchange rates, travelers should get good value for their money in South America.

The cost of the trip is $2,950 per person, which includes airfare, shared accommodations, itinerary activities and some meals. A $500 deposit is required by October 15 to reserve a spot on this trip.

For more information, contact Tom Kremer at 607-777-2456, Steve Seepersaud, alumni communications specialist, at 607 777-2431, or Travel with the Experts at 732-292-0034.

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Last Updated: 11/12/13