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The Chorus of Westerly was founded in 1959 by Music Director George Kent. In addition to providing an outlet for singers to learn repertoire other than Sunday music, the Chorus was founded with the goal of bringing new artistic experiences to the people of the greater Westerly, Rhode Island region. Specifically, Kent founded the chorus in order to give children a chance to sing major choral works alongside their adult counterparts. Kent firmly believed that children could do more in music