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HAIRSTON SPIRITUALS REVIVAL CONCERT
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Pasadena, CA
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HAIRSTON SPIRITUALS REVIVAL CONCERT
Noted Conductor and Clinician, Dr. Jacqueline Hairston Conducts Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs by the late Dr. Jester Hairston, known for his Spiritual "AMEN." The program will be performed by the 50 plus Multigenerational Choir and the Afro-American Chamber Music Society Orchestra, conducted by Janise White.

Dr. Hairston has been recognized as a leading expert on the Negro Spiritual having composed and arranged over 300 spirituals which he performed with choirs all over the world from the United States to Finland.

The Multigenerational Choir will regale the audience in over a dozen Negro Spirituals, Work Songs, Childrens Play Songs & Street Cries by Hairston.

Nolan Shaheed, Jazz Trumpeter will perform:  Spiritual Fantasy No. 6 for trumpet and orchestra based on the Negro Spiritual, "Sinner Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass" by Dr. Frederick Tillis.

WORLD PREMIERE: Nobody Knows The Trouble by Jester Hairston in an African Dialect and English;;
Choir Soloists include: Gwendolyn Williams Brown, Michael Wright, Carole Wooten, Nancy Irby and Ralph Pettiford;Symphonic Spirituals by Dr. Frederick Tillis
Narrators, Dr. Ty-Juan Taylor,  UCLA Ethnomusicologist; Lora Hairston Abell, Niece of Dr. Jester Hairston; Gwendolyn Williams Brown,  Representative from Hairstons China Tour;

TWO CONCERTS
February 11th, 2018 at 3:30pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1757 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91104
General Admission:  $20

February 25th, 2018 at 3:30pm
First AME Church
1700 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91103
General Admission:  $20

Location

Westminster Presbyterian Church (View)
1757 N Lake
Pasadena, CA 91104
United States


Categories

Music > Symphony

Minimum Age: 4
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Black Symphonists Concert Series
On BPT Since: May 05, 2014
 
Afro-American Chamber Music Society Orchestra
310-677-8155
aacmsorchestra@gmail.com


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