News-Herald.com – With their Emmy Award-winning PBS special airing across the country and chart-topping albums, The Texas Tenors have become some of America’s favorite new tenors.
They’re set to perform July 12 at Mentor Fine Arts Center at Mentor High School.
Since their whirlwind debut five years ago on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and fans. According to press materials, they have performed more than 800 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom; a concert in Shanghai; and collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies, performing arts centers, and arenas in the United States. They were recently named the No. 10 classical artist in the world for 2014 according to Billboard magazine.
With influence ranging from Alabama to Puccini, John Hagen, Marcus Collins and JC Fisher treat audiences to a unique harmony of country, classical, Broadway, and contemporary music, the materials state.
Also, the country music trio penned a children’s song that became the children’s picture book “Ruckus on the Ranch,” published by Blue Apple Books.
The Western romp is available as a picture book page and in a CD, also titled “Ruckus on the Ranch.” The new EP includes a sing-along, an instrumental by world-renowned fiddler Steve Thomas, and a reading by The Texas Tenors and guests. Music samples and the CD can be found at www.ruckusontheranch.com.