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Barry Torres and Sondra Goldsmith Proctor rehearse "Burning Bush" at the organ in Gunnison Chapel.
Barry Torres and Sondra Goldsmith Proctor rehearse "Burning Bush" at the organ in Gunnison Chapel.

Music to celebrate Passover, friendships at SLU

The St. Lawrence University Chorus spring concert will feature music for Passover on Saturday night at 8 pm in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on the University campus in Canton. Todd Moe talks with director Barry Torres and guest artist organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor about some of their personal connections to the music they'll perform.  Go to full article

Preview: interfaith music and text festival in Potsdam

Choirs and readers from local Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu groups will gather in Potsdam this Sunday afternoon for the annual Spring Festival of Sacred Music and Text. Todd Moe spoke with organizer Benjamin Pyckles about people from many faiths gathering to learn more about each other.  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
Members of the Mzuzu Youth Choir.
Members of the Mzuzu Youth Choir.

About the Mzuzu Youth Choir from Malawi.

The Reverend Dr. Fred Garry from First Presbyterian Church of Watertown, NY talks about the Mzuzu Youth Choir's visit to the North Country. The choir toured Northern New York and Vermont for nearly a month in Summer 2007.  Go to full article

Malawi youth choir begins tour

Thirteen members of the Mzuzu Youth Choir from Malawi begin a month-long tour of the North Country this week. Their visit is sponsored by the Presbytery of Northern New York. They stopped by NCPR for music and conversation.  Go to full article
The High Peaks Ringers
The High Peaks Ringers

About High Peaks Ringers

Each bell in a handbell choir represents a key on a piano keyboard. Typically, each member of a handbell choir is responsible for four bells, though one member of this group handles an entire octave himself. There are different ways to play the bells, depending on the sound desired. To play well requires manual dexterity and good coordination skills.  Go to full article
Instruments of Peace preparing for their UpNorth Music session.
Instruments of Peace preparing for their UpNorth Music session.

About Instruments of Peace

Three young sisters, their mom and a long-time friend and neighbor sing hymns and play guitar. Like many earlier generations of North Country families, they enjoy playing music at home in the evenings.  Go to full article
Esther and Tom Hood
Esther and Tom Hood

About Homestyle

Tom and Esther Hood from Adams Center, NY have been playing music together for nearly 40 years. They play a great mix of traditional gospel tunes and originals. They joined us in Sackets Harbor, NY on November 10, 2006 and chatted with Jill Breit before their recording session. For more information about Homestyle you can call Tom and Esther at 315-583-5557.  Go to full article

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