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Friends School a cappella group has moment in the spotlight
Friends School a cappella group has moment in the spotlight

Wearing black dresses and high heels, 12 Friends School students stood star-struck Jan. 22 as a comedian with thick gray hair and a cheery smile strode up to them and shook their hands in a meet-and-greet room at the Lyric Opera House. "Are you the opening act?" asked former Tonight Show host Jay Leno. "Hi, guys. How are you?" After posing for photos with Leno, the students, members of Friends School's all-girls a cappella group, Pleiades, sang for 20 minutes before a full house that included their families and friends. They drew hearty applause for their performance of songs that ranged from The Beatles' "I Will" to Lorde's...

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