Margaret A. Hart '35 Gospel Fest
Sunday, December 6, 2009, 3:00 p.m.
MCLA Church Street Center
And don't miss our opening by MCLA's new choir: Voices of Unity.
SPECIAL PRICE SHOW
$20 General Admission, FREE MCLA Students
All proceeds benefit the Margaret A. Hart '35 Scholarship.
Co-presented by the African, Latino, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) Student Clubs and Organizations, the Center for Multicultural Education, Student Affairs, and the Williams College Dance Department
After sell-out performances at the world famous Apollo Theater, Craig Harris' God's Trombones returns to the Berkshires in a stirring concert version at MCLA. God's Trombones is based on James Weldon Johnson's classic collection of poems that refigure inspirational sermons by itinerant African-American preachers. Craig Harris' interpretation looks to transcend the sectarian roots of the sermons and focus on the spirituality that moves all religious experiences.
"The sheer passion of each member of the ensemble was so powerful as to draw the audience deeply into their world..." - All About Jazz
"Harris is a throwback to the days when brass players made their
instruments speak." - The Philadelphia Enquirer