Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers to Perform at Pasadena Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 24

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You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuffcenter_img The Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, one of the world’s premiere choral ensembles specializing in African-American music, will perform on Sunday, June 24, at 4 p.m. at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, Colorado Blvd. at Madison Ave. in the Playhouse Arts District of downtown Pasadena.The concert will be free of admission charge; a freewill offering will be taken with a suggested donation of $20. The program will focus on traditional and contemporary spirituals and gospels and works by contemporary African-American composers.Founded in 1968, the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers is based in Los Angeles and focuses, in part, on the genre often called Negro Spirituals. The arranged spiritual became known in the Winter of 1870 when an intrepid group of 11 singers — seven women and four men — representing the newly-established Fisk University in Nashville appeared at the Court of St. James in London. Queen Victoria’s immediate acceptance helped this a cappella, four-part singing by an ensemble of students to become known worldwide as a creative religious music evoking a deep sense of personal spiritual fervor.Shortly after its founding, the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers undertook its first European tour and have performed 18 sold-out European tours, 12 tours of the United States and Canada, and tours of the Middle and Far East, Africa and South America. They were selected three times to serve the U.S. State Department and USIS Cultural Exchange Program in areas of the world known in those days as “behind the Iron Curtain,” including East Germany, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. They have also appeared in Iran, India, North and West Africa, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates.Founder-Director Albert McNeil is Professor Emeritus of Music, the University of California at Davis, where he was Director of choral activities for 21 years and headed the Music Education program. He taught courses in ethnomusicology at the University of Southern California for 12 years. He began his teaching career as a teacher of music in the elementary, junior and senior high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.McNeil is well-known to the national choral community, having been honored on four occasions with command performances before the prestigious American Choral Directors Association in 1981 in New Orleans, in 1985 at their Salt Lake City Convention, at their 1997 convention in San Diego, California, in February, 2000, at Los Angeles during the ACDA Western Division Convention held on the campus of Loyola-Marymount University.The ensemble headlined the First Choral Festival in Jaffe (yafo), Israel, in April 1988. They have performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Dale Warland Singers, Chanticleer and the Vancouver Chamber Choir.About the Pasadena Presbyterian ChurchThis event is one of dozens of concerts and recitals presented each year by Pasadena Presbyterian Church as a musical outreach to the community. Included in that list are free weekly “Music at Noon” recitals every Wednesday from 12:10-12:40 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary that feature a wide variety of local, national and international artists.The church’s 2012-2013 “Friends of Music” concert series will begin on Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. with a performance of Benjamin Britten’s “The Company of Heaven” for choir, orchestra, soloists and narrators, all conducted by Dr. Timothy Howard, the church’s director of music and organist. The performance will come on the 75th anniversary of the work’s premiere on the BBC Radio Network.Founded in 1875, Pasadena Presbyterian Church is the oldest church in the city and today’s congregation is a vibrant mix of English, Korean and Spanish communities. Sunday worship conducted in all three languages and the church offers a wide variety of education, mission and community service programs. For more information, log onto Community News Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News Faith & Religion News Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers to Perform at Pasadena Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 24 The program will focus on traditional and contemporary spirituals and gospels and works by contemporary African-American composers. Published on Friday, June 1, 2012 | 5:17 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more

West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty tells RAAD to go away and stay away

first_img Facebook By News Highland – September 27, 2010 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+ WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Sinn Féin West Tyrone MP MLA Pat Doherty says that the self-styled vigilante group Republican Action Against Drugs should ‘go away and stay away.’He made his comments at the an annual commemoration which was held in Strabane yesterday in memory of republican dead from the local area.A large section of Pat Dohertys speech yesterday at Strabane Cemetery was directly addressed the issue of RAAD, who have emerged in the area in recent months and who have carried out shootings and pipe bomb attacks in the town and surrounding areas.Saying that these attacks had caused nothing but hardship, fear, suffering and disruption to local families and the local community he went on to outline how one such cowardly attack was carried out on the Devine family- the family of IRA Volunteers Hugh, Michael and David Devine who are among those who were being commemorated yesterday.He said the vigilante group had thrown a pipe-bomb into pensioner, Patsy Devines car.Yet when the group where asked to meet with the Devine family, to explain why they carried out the attack, they refused.Mr Doherty finished by saying that the group could no longer hide under the  mantle of republicanism and that they should go away and stay away. 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North center_img Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty tells RAAD to go away and stay away News Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleMan who verbally abused Garda from Mayo climbs Croagh PatrickNext articleStudent in North, with connections in Downings dies from suspected meningitis News Highland Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Elmira Police investigating death in Chemung River

first_imgThe Elmira Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to please contact them at (607)737-5626, or the tip line at (607)271-HALT. Police say there will be no further details released at this time. (WBNG) — The Elmira Police Department is investigating a death in the Chemung River.center_img According to an official press release, police were called to the the area of the river near Walnut Street early Sunday afternoon where they found a “subject” deceased in the water, leading to the opening of the death investigation.last_img