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Sure, "Glee" is one of the most popular shows on television right now, but the Swingle Singers have been doing a capella versions of classical and pop songs since 1962.

Since its founding in France, the group's ever-rotating cast of eight singers has jazzed up everything from Mozart and Bach to the Beatles and Bjork. They've gained international acclaim and five Grammy Awards — and Saturday night, they'll share the Forum stage with the Binghamton Philharmonic for a special pops concert that adds an orchestral grandeur to their close-knit harmonies.

Soprano Sara Brimer joined the group — now based in London — in 2009 after studying music education at East Tennessee University and participating in various choir and theater productions. Apart from founder Ward Swingle, she is the only American to be part of the Swingle Singers lineup.

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