Oct. 22, 2013
The Morningside College Music Department will present "The Spirit Soars," a choral concert featuring African American spirituals and gospel music, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
Performing in the concert will be the Morningside Master Chorale, the Singing Men of Morningside, Bel Canto Women's Chorus, the Just Killing Time Barbershop Quartet, and the Morningside College Choir.
The concert also will feature a guest performing artist, Keith Curington. A nationally recognized conductor and performer, Curington is director of choral activities at Park Hill High School in Kansas City, Mo. Prior to his appointment at Park Hill, he spent five years as associate director of choral activities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL). Curington has a doctorate from UNL.
Music to be performed at the concert includes “Ride On, King Jesus,” arranged by Robert DeCormier; “Praise His Holy Name,” arranged by Keith Hampton; and “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord,” arranged by Moses Hogan.
Admission to the concert is $5 for the general public.