Sing That Thing!, WGBH's singing competition, returns for a fifth season to celebrate the joy and diversity of choral music. Eighteen ensembles representing genres from barbershop and pop to gospel and classical will compete across seven episodes in three age-based divisions. The coaches will select two groups from each division to perform on the Grand Finale, when one group will be named the overall champion.
April 12, 2019 at 8pm on NHPBS April 13, 2019 at 11:30pm on WGBX 44 April 13, 2019 at 3:30pm on WGBY 57 April 13, 2019 at 7pm on Connecticut Public Television April 13, 2019 at 4:30pm on Maine Public Television TBD on Vermont PBS
Anthony Trecek-King is the president and artistic director of the award-winning Boston Children's Chorus. While under his direction, the chorus won the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program award from the White House in 2013. Trecek-King also works with other choirs across the country. Collaborations with famous conductors and musicians include John Williams, Keith Lockhart, and Yo-Yo Ma, to name a few. He has presented two talks for TEDx Boston, and has hosted “Together in Song,” on 99.5 WCRB.
Annette Philip is an Indian vocalist, composer, and choir conductor. She is currently an assistant professor in the Ensembles Department at Berklee College of Music. She is the founder and director of Berklee Indian Ensemble and Co-Founder of Berklee India Exchange. She is a core vocalist and the creative director of Women of the World, winners of the 2014 National USA Acappella Champions. She has collaborated with grammy-award winning AR Rahman, Philip Bailey, Buster Williams, and Victor Lewis, to name a few.
Jared Bowen is WGBH’s Executive Arts Editor and the Emmy award-winning host of the weekly television series, Open Studio with Jared Bowen. He is a contributor to WGBH-TV’s nightly news magazine program, Greater Boston and appears regularly on 89.7 WGBH, where he covers the latest happenings in the region’s theater, art, music, dance and film on WGBH’s Morning Edition and Boston Public Radio. He also serves as the moderator of the Boston Speakers Series at Symphony Hall facilitating conversations with everyone from world leaders to Oscar-winning actors.