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The St. Lawrence University Community Gospel Choir singing in Gunnison Chapel. Photo: SLU
The St. Lawrence University Community Gospel Choir singing in Gunnison Chapel. Photo: SLU

Voices raised: gospel "Got Spirit?" concert in Canton

The sweet sounds of the St. Lawrence University Community Gospel Choir will fill Gulick Theatre in Canton again tomorrow evening. Eleven members of the ensemble, including co-directors Rev. Shaun Whitehead and Barry Torres, joined Todd Moe in the studio during the Eight O'clock Hour this morning.

William Hamilton, of the Chicago Mass Choir, joined the group on keyboards. He's been leading a gospel music workshop at St. Lawrence University this week, and you're invited to move, swing and sing along Saturday 7:30 pm at the 9th annual "Got Spirit?" gospel concert in Canton.

An earlier version of this story reported the concert start time as 7 pm. NCPR regrets the error.  Go to full article
Eight members of the St. Lawrence University Community Gospel Choir with NCPR's Ellen Rocco and Todd Moe
Eight members of the St. Lawrence University Community Gospel Choir with NCPR's Ellen Rocco and Todd Moe

Moving, swaying to the sounds of gospel

We wrap up a week of celebrating music in the North Country with the sweet sounds of the St. Lawrence University Community Gospel Choir. Eight members of the ensemble, including co-directors Rev. Shaun Whitehead and Barry Torres, joined Todd Moe in the studio during the "8 o'clock Hour" this morning. William Hamilton, of the Chicago Mass Choir, joined the group on keyboards. Hamilton is in town leading a gospel music workshop at St. Lawrence University and you're invited to move, swing and sing along Saturday night (7 pm) at the annual "Got Spirit?" gospel concert in Gulick Theatre.  Go to full article

Gospel workshop spreads love, song

St. Lawrence University hosts a gospel workshop and concert in Canton this weekend. Todd Moe has a preview.  Go to full article
Expressions of Faith Gospel Choir
Expressions of Faith Gospel Choir

Baltimore gospel choir returns to Adks

The Church of the Transfiguration in Blue Mountain Lake will host the Expressions of Faith Gospel Choir this weekend. This marks the choir's fourth visit to the Adirondacks. They'll sing at a group home, picnic in Byron Park and on the lake Saturday afternoon, and then at a gospel mass Sunday morning (9:30am). Choir member Arschel Morrell, Jr. spoke with Todd Moe about the floating concert on Blue Mountain Lake.  Go to full article

Gospel in Blue Mountain Lake

Elizabeth Folwell caught the sounds of the gospel choir's last visit to Blue Mountain Lake, and sent this postcard.  Go to full article

Preview: Gospel Music at SLU

When you think about music in the North Country, gospel may not be at the top of your list. But in the last few years some dedicated singers at St. Lawrence University have been trying to put it on the musical map in this region. And next weekend, several prominent gospel musicians will spend a few days in Canton for a workshop and concert at St. Lawrence University. It's a unique opportunity for singers of all skill levels to learn more about the music. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

Gospel Choir Keeps Faith in Blue Mt. Lake

A Baltimore gospel choir returned to Blue Mt. Lake last weekend, for a cultural as well as spritual exchange. Elizabeth Folwell sent us this postcard.  Go to full article
William Hamilton is Director of the Chicago Mass Choir
William Hamilton is Director of the Chicago Mass Choir

SLU Hosts Gospel Weekend

St. Lawrence University will host a gospel workshop and concert led by William Hamilton of the Grammy Award-nominated Chicago Mass Choir this weekend. Todd Moe has a preview.  Go to full article
Church of the Transfiguration
Church of the Transfiguration

Preview: Gospel Music in Blue Mountain Lake

The Church of the Transfiguration hosts the gospel group "Expressions of faith" this weekend. The Baltimore-based ensemble will perform a series of "floating" concerts from the Blue Mountain Lake Boat Livery at various camps on the lake. Their main concert is Sunday morning at 9:30 at the church in Blue Mountain Lake. Todd Moe chats with the Reverend Lyman "Barney" Farnham about the gospel choir and the historic church.  Go to full article

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