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Heritage will hosts its 23rd
Annual Festival of Negro Spirituals on Saturday, February 1 at Shiloh
Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson, Sr. Drive, in Baton Rouge at 3 p.m.
The event, which Heritage has hosted since 1991, will feature performances of
spirituals by Heritge and several
other outstanding community and university ensembles.
ensembles scheduled to perform at the 2014
HERITAGE Festival of Negro Spirituals include:
University Concert Choir - Baton Rouge
McMain High School - New Orleans
O. Perry Walker High School – New
McKinley High School Concert
Choir - Baton Rouge
School Gospel Choir - Baton Rouge
High School Concert Choir - Baker
Heritage Chorale – Monroe
New Orleans Black Chorale
Dimensions Choral Society - Shreveport
New Dimensions Youth Chorale –
Special guest choir is The Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices,
Denver Colorado, Ms. Bennie L. Williams, director.
The event is free and open to the publc.
Heritage is a non-profit
professional choral ensemble, founded and directed by Clarence Jones. Its mission is to
perpetuate the "Negro Spiritual" as a distinctive art form, as an
expression of the Negro ancestors' struggles and aspirations; to preserve the
legacy of the Negro Spiritual in its original medium and foster its influence
for all people of the community.
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