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The York University Gospel Choir

Mar 28, 2014, 7:30pm-9pm

Music that moves!

The York University Gospel Choir will lift your spirits with the power of the most inspirational gospel anthems of yesterday and today. The concert features works by Joe Pace, Hezekiah Walker, Kirk Franklin, Kurt Carr and Youtful Praise.

Professor Karen Burke conducts the 100+ voice choir, backed by a rhythm section directed by Corey Butler.

Musicians:
Corey Butler, keyboards
Richard Wilson, Hammond B3
Kairon Haynes, drums
Chris McFarlane, guitar
Daniel Perecki, bass
Sarah Thawer & Joy Lapps-Lewis, guest percussion

This concert is repeated on Saturday, March 29 at 7:30pm.

Karen Burke is a singer, music director, choral conductor and composer in the field of African-American vocal music. An authority on the history and performance practices of Gospel music, she has worked with major choral ensembles and organizations including the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Youth Choir, Toronto Choral Society and Ontario Choral Federation, as well as numerous schools and church congregations. In 1988, she co-founded the Juno Award-winning Toronto Mass Choir and continues to serve as their principal director, touring nationally and internationally.

Admission: $15 | $5 students and seniors

Box Office: 416-736-5888 | www.yorku.ca/perform/boxoffice

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Location:Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, York University, 4700 Keele St.
Sponsor:Department of Music, Faculty of Fine Arts
Posted by:Judy Karacs
Web Sitehttp://music.finearts.yorku.ca/news-events/events/
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