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Morgan State. African-American Gospel Choir in London.FREE *

Hosted by the Consul of the London Arts & Events Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 28 May 18:51 - 21:30

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DUE TO LAST MINUTE, CANCELLATIONS ,WE HAVE THREE MORE TICKETS LEFT , PLEASE TEXT OR CALL ME ON Protected content ,IF YOU WISH TO JOIN US
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Thanks to all those who have ALREADY confirmed with their phone numbers and that you will HONOUR the tickets set aside for you. If your plans have changed ,please UPDATE today or you will be depriving someone else of a ticket .

For those who have not and are planning on attending , I trust you have booked your own :)

if anyone cannot make it at the last minute,please Text me on Protected content the wall or via DM please . (Web /app access not always guaranteed )

Life happens ,if you are late I will leave a list of names at the door , but your access is not guaranteed as Morgan State U Choir people will have their system and THEIR wait list-ees or STAND BYS may be admitted in your absence ,after a certain time determined solely by them .

I hope that is clear as day

Have a fun one today .See you tomorrow

Savour the Bank Holiday

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If you enjoyed the Shalom Chorale earlier this year @ Union Choir , you are in for a smashing experience

FREE Mandatory BOOKING please OR take your chances at the door SOLD OUT .

I HAVE BLOCK BOOKED 10 TICKETS .FIRST COME FIRST SERVED .PLEASE DM ME DIRECTLY PLEASE .

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NB You do not have your own ticket booked Or rec'd a confirmation from me re tickets reserved, you may not be able to access hall.

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Program Includes:

Leonard Bernstein, Mass (excerpts)
George Gershwin, Porgy and Bess (excerpts)
Selections from The Beatles
Plus Choral & Gospel Favorites

Morgan State University Choir

The Morgan State University Choir is one of the nation’s most prestigious university choral ensembles. While classical, gospel, and contemporary popular music comprise the choir’s repertoire; the choir is noted for its emphasis on preserving the heritage of the spiritual, especially in the historic practices of performance.
The Morgan State University Choir has performed around the world to critical acclaim. Named “Best College Choir” in Protected content Reader’s Digest magazine, the choir has performed with several major symphony orchestras, including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra. For over 30 years, Dr. Nathan Carter was the conductor of this ensemble.

Dr. Eric Conway is currently the Director of the Morgan State University Choir and Chairperson of the Fine Arts Department. During his tenure, Dr. Conway has led the choir to many acclaimed performances, including a special performance at the service honoring Rosa Parks, the first woman to lie in honor at our nation’s Capital Rotunda. In Protected content , at the request of First Lady Michelle Obama, the choir sang at the White House for a nationally televised concert in the East Room of the White House along with Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, and Tamela Mann.

During the summer of Protected content choir traveled to Slovakia, Germany, and Austria, where they sang in Vienna’s famed St. Marks Cathedral. In the fall of the same year, the choir performed Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra under the
baton of Maestra Marin Alsop. Other recent and upcoming performances include a holiday concert with CeCe Winans and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, a performance with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and a performance of Porgy and Bess, also with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony.
Since Protected content , the Choir has performed all over the world including in Russia, South Africa, Canada, Colombia, China, Brazil, Argentina, Jamaica, Italy, Middle East, Australia, Cuba, Spain, and Central Europe. In the May of Protected content will make their debut tour of the United Kingdom.
MSUC has shared its musical gifts on many grand stages all over the world–with numerous dignitaries and celebrated performers–making them cultural ambassadors for Morgan State University, the City of Baltimore, the state of Maryland and the United States. For further information, see Protected content .

Dr. Eric Conway, Director
Since Protected content , Eric Conway has served as the director of the Morgan State University Choir as well as chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Department. Conway has travelled virtually all over the world, directing the choir in Czech Republic, Ghana, China, Russia, Brazil, Australia, South Africa, and Colombia, to name just a few destinations. Prior to serving as Director, Conway served as principal accompanist for the choir for over twenty years.
He received his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where he majored in Piano Performance and minored in Conducting. While at the Peabody, Conway was a recipient of the prestigious Liberace Scholarship, as well as a winner in the Yale Gordon Concerto Competition where earned the honor of playing Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra.
Some of his significant accomplishments as pianist include, a tour of Eastern Africa, sponsored by the United States Information Agency. One of the highlights of the tour was a solo performance for Madagascan television and radio. He has performed as soloist with several orchestras including, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Baltimore Concert Artists, Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, Georgetown University Orchestra, and the Millbrook Orchestra in Shepardstown, West Virginia. In January Protected content performed Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall to wide acclaim.
Dr. Conway is also sought after as a collaborative artist. He has worked with several leading artists including Trevor Wye, Hillary Hahn, Daniel Heifetz, William Brown, Janice Chandler, to name a few. He is also an orchestral pianist for the Baltimore Symphony. In Protected content 1997, he toured with the orchestra to Eastern Asia.

Dr. Conway’s choral accomplishments include working closely with some of the greatest conductors of the 20th Century including Robert Shaw, Sir Nevelle Mariner, and Donald Neuen. In Protected content , he was chorusmaster for the Baltimore Symphony Chorus’ performance of the Verdi Requiem. He travels around the mid-Atlantic area giving Choral Master Classes and workshops for Collegiate and High School levels. In June of Protected content , Dr. Conway was Chorusmaster for performances of Mahler Symphony #2, ending the tenure of Baltimore Symphony’s music director, Yuri Temirkanov.

Most recently, he conducted the forces of both the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Soulful Symphony in the Meyerhoff Hall’s Annual Martin Luther King Concert. In addition to his musical accomplishments, he holds degrees in both Accounting and Business Management and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Most recently, Conway has been appointed by Governor O’Malley as a member of the MD State Arts Council.

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