More than 500 students from Catholic schools throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia performed in the “Reverend Monsignor Louis D’Addezio Concert of Excellence” March 22 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
The concert featured musical selections performed by students from the archdiocesan Schools of Special Education, the All-Catholic High School Concert Band, the Archdiocesan Elementary Chorus, the Archdiocesan Elementary String Orchestra, the All-Catholic High School Chorus, the Archdiocesan Elementary Honor Band, the Archdiocesan Seventh and Eighth Grade Chorus and the All-Catholic High School Orchestra. Sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education, the Concert of Excellence is named in honor of Msgr. Louis D’Addezio, a retired priest of the archdiocese and a longtime director, producer and chief engineer of the concert. (Photos by Sarah Webb)