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January 31, 2015

The Marcus Mosely Chorale & City Soul Choir: The 4th Annual STAYED ON FREEDOM! A Musical Celebration of Black History Month

The 4th Annual STAYED ON FREEDOM!  A Musical Celebration of Black History Month
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The Marcus Mosely Chorale & City Soul Choir presents:
The 4th Annual STAYED ON FREEDOM! A Musical Celebration of Black History Month

The City Soul Choir (director - Brian Tate) and The Marcus Mosely Chorale (directors - Marcus Mosely, Darlene Ketchum, Bill Sample) are pleased to announce their 4th annual co-production: STAYED ON FREEDOM! A Musical Celebration of Black History Month.

The evening will feature a rich tapestry of musical styles drawn from Black traditions. Aside from the two choirs you'll hear the vocal trio TriVo (Dawn Pemberton, Karla Mundy, Brian Tate); and the vocal quartet What It Is (Mimi Beyene, Cass King, Patti Powell, Carol Wiedemann). Very special guest solo artists include Dawn Pemberton, who has just released her soulful, long-awaited debut CD "Say Somethin'" to international acclaim; gospel vocalist Will Sanders of The Sojourners fame; and the return of Vancouver's elegant first lady of jazz, Eleanor Collins, who in 2014 was named a Member of the Order of Canada.

Local keyboard wizards Bill Sample and Michael Creber will provide accompaniment. Our emcee is Marc Lindy of Co-op Radio's Gospel Train; Marc is a tireless supporter of music and choirs in Vancouver. This event is a partial fundraiser to honour Leon Bibb and support his foundation 'A Step Ahead', an anti-racism school program (http://www.astepaheadfoundation.ca/).

The 4th Annual STAYED ON FREEDOM!
A Musical Celebration of Black History Month
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30 PM
St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church
SW corner of Burrard & Nelson, Vancouver

Tickets: $30 Adults/$25 Students & Seniors
Special offer: 6 tickets for $150 (can be used for student, senior, or adult)
Available through choir members, or online at:
http://www.themarcusmoselychorale.ca/events
Submitted by: Anne Duke