North Star Singers
Northern Lights Singers
Swedish-American choruses, based in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Unfortunately, we disbanded in 2015. But, we are leaving information about us here for a while.
If you are looking for Swedish singers and musicians, please contact
Ken and Ellen Svengalis, members of the choruses.
The North Star Singers
Founded in 1933, North Star joined the
American Union of Swedish Singers in 1935.
We have participated in A.U.S.S. singing festivals and conventions
in major cities throughout the country.
Some highlights from the past have been: recording a record album of
Swedish songs at the invitation of RCA Victor, singing at a
special festival in the General Assembly Hall of the
United Nations for an audience of over 3000 staff members, and
performing with other A.U.S.S. singers at Avery Fisher Hall in
New York City in the presence of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
during the United States Bicentennial celebration.
The Northern Light Singers
Founded in 1990, the Northern Lights joined the
American Union of Swedish Singers
We have sung for local Scandinavian organizations and other groups
interested in Swedish songs, such as the Swedish Welfare
Association, Wednesday Afternoon Music Club and World Fest
in Stamford, CT. We have participated in all A.U.S.S. singing
festivals and conventions throughout the country.
In July, 2002,
our two choruses hosted the Eastern Division convention of the
American Union of Swedish Singers. To read about it, click
we co-hosted the National Convention of the
American Union of Swedish Singers in New Haven.