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FAMU Choirs and Music Ensembles Announce April Concerts

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The musical talents of Florida A&M University (FAMU) students and faculty will be on display throughout the month of April.

The FAMU Concert Choir will kick off the series of concerts with its annual Spring Showcase on Sunday, April 6 at 6:15 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium. Under the direction of Assistant Professor Mark Butler, the Concert Choir will present an evening of choral works consisting of spirituals, contemporary favorites, jazz and gospel. The event is free and open to the public.

The FAMU Gospel Choir will follow the Concert Choir with their presentation of a “Tribute to the King: Recognizing His Sacrifice, Reverencing His Glory” on Saturday, April 12 at 6 p.m. at Flipper Chapel AME Church. The free concert will be directed by student De’Quan Wright and will feature gospel choirs from around the community.

Under the direction of Shelby Chipman, Ph.D., FAMU’s Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony will close out the month with the return of their annual Spring Concert on Thursday, April 24 at 7:15 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium. The event will include a special performance by music students from the FAMU Developmental Research School. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the FAMU Department of Music at (850) 599-3024 or the FAMU Gospel Choir at famu1.gospelchoir@gmail.com.

 

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