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Private luncheon to honor The Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-renowned
Tenor Anthony Kearns will be the guest of
Army General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a Pre-Inaugural Brunch in honor of
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society. The private luncheon honoring America's Medal of Honor recipients will take place on
Sunday, January 20, 2013, and will be attended by members of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff, senior enlisted advisors, and other special guests.
General Dempsey serves as the highest-ranking military officer in charge of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States.
Mr. Kearns: "I appreciate General Dempsey's invitation to perform during this historic inauguration celebration – and it's an honor to perform for the Medal of Honor recipients who served with such courage and bravery. It's also been a pleasure working with Captain
Curtis Kinzey, Director of the U.S. Army Chorus."
News about Kearns' appearance with the U.S. Army Chorus, the vocal counterpart of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," at the Pre-Inaugural Brunch was announced on The National Defense Radio Show today,
January 18, 2013. The National Defense Radio Show is heard on 125 radio stations in the U.S., and over 400 stations in the American Forces Network. To listen, visit:
Mr. Kearns will sing solo renditions of "Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears," and his new song, "O' America," as well as other selections with the
U.S. Army Chorus. As one of the nation's only professional men's choruses, they frequently perform at many prestigious state functions, frequently at the White House, the U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, and other venues.
Kearns previously performed, "O' America," with the
U.S. Air Force Band during the
Veterans Day Special, "
America's Veterans: A Military Tribute," that aired on Maryland Public Television (PBS). The beautiful song resulted from a collaborative effort between Irish songwriter
Brendan Graham and American
Mr. Kearns and
The Irish Tenors have ten best-selling
CDs, many of which have gone gold, platinum and double platinum. They also have five PBS Special, and are one of the top three highest-grossing acts for PBS. Kearns is a respected ambassador for Ireland, frequently lending his voice for many premier military ceremonies and benefits such as the USO, Stand Up for Heroes, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, ThanksUSA, and others. Mr. Kearns' appearance at the Medal of Honor Society Luncheon was arranged by
Kirsten Fedewa & Associates, L.L.C.
For more information or to schedule a special performance with Mr. Kearns, please contact
Kirsten Fedewa (on behalf of
Anthony Kearns) at
Kirsten@FedewaConsulting.com or visit
Kirsten Fedewa & Assoc. L.L.C. (on behalf of