Vocalists Jackie DiMaggio and Christopher Macchio will perform at the Pelham Gazebo summer concert tonight, August 26—the last concert of the Pelham Recreation series this yea.
Bring your lawn chair or a blanket to the 7:30pm concert. Sometimes, the vocalists do warmup songs earlier.
Jackie DiMaggio was born and raised in Pelham and graduated from PMHS in 2007 after performing in school productions and the Pelham Music Festival. She was Westchester’s Italian-American Idol winner and performs regularly at several concerts regularly at Westchester County Center and many venues in the tri state area. At age 29 she has mastered a variety of vocal styles, primarily a mix of Pop and Country. She sings in Italian and English.
Christopher Macchio, from Long Island, has a tenor voice of exceptional power and beauty. Classically trained at the Manhattan School of Music Conservatory, Mr. Macchio began his professional career in 2011 starring in television concerts and singing in over a dozen languages. Christopher is also the newest member of the famed New York Tenors, along with 9/11 Policeman tenor Daniel Rodriguez and Irish Tenor Andy Cooney. He recently performed to sold-out crowds at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center. His debut album, Dolci Momenti (Sweet Moments), features music from classical arias to Italian folk classics, to Broadway favorites, right into the modern age with renditions of ballads from the songbooks of Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban.