SALEM, MA — John Robinson was going about his business when he was talent-spotted by Cynthia Napierkowski, the high school band director at Salem High School
, where he works, according to The Salem News.
"Just walking around the corridors, I''m occasionally singing a tune while I work," said Robinson, a longtime custodian at the high school.
Napierkowski heard the crooning custodian and tapped him to lend his vocal talent to a school concert, the article noted.
Robinson was first approached about five years ago and was invited to sing at the school''s holiday concert, where he performed "White Christmas." Five or six months ago, Napierkowski asked if he would be willing to sing again this spring, the article stated.
According to the article, the annual Pops Concert will feature the school''s concert band, string orchestra, symphony, chorus, chamber choir, jazz ensemble and the a cappella group WitchPitch.
George Parks, director of the marching band at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
, will also be part of tonight''s lineup as a guest conductor and performer with the concert band, the article confirmed.