University of Rochester

Put a Song in Your Sweetie's Heart for Valentine's Day

February 3, 2009

The sweet strains of love songs and other popular tunes will be heard during the Harmony for Hope concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the University of Rochester's Strong Auditorium. The a cappella concert by 4:2:Five and the UR YellowJackets will benefit the research programs at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center.

The concert honors Alexander Hunter, a YellowJacket member who is being treated for lymphoma.

The YellowJackets are the University's oldest all-male a cappella group and members perform a variety of musical styles, from classic doo-wop to modern pop.

World renowned guest artists 4:2:Five, are based in Orlando, Fla., and evolved from a street-corner barbershop group. 4:2:Five is unlike any other musical experience, recreating an entire instrumental band with nothing but their five voices you have to see and hear it to believe it.

Tickets to the concert are $20, ($8 for UR undergraduate students and $15 for other students and UR staff).Tickets are available at the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra box office, Common Market at UR, and

Sponsorships are available, which include the concert and a VIP reception at Max of Eastman Place.

For more information, call YellowJackets Business Manager Aaron Sperber at (585) 381-5667.