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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS – Southeastern
Gospel Choir President Drerrick Barnes of Greensburg, front, far right,
and his fellow singers in the university’s popular choir perform at ecumenical
worship service during the investiture of President Randy Moffett. Frequent
entertainers at campus and community events, the Gospel Choir will celebrate
its 30th anniversary with a concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at Sweet
Home Baptist Church in Albany.
GOSPEL CHOIR PRESENTS
ANNIVERSARY CONCERT SATURDAY
HAMMOND -- The popular Southeastern
Louisiana University Gospel Choir will present its 30th anniversary concert
at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 3, at Sweet Home Baptist Church, located on Hwy.
190 in Albany.
Director Shaun Doughty of Amite
said the theme of the concert is “The Best is Yet to Come.” He said that
in addition to the 35-member choir, the evening will also feature former
Gospel Choir members in an alumni chorus and local gospel groups such as
Jarvis Lathen and Promise Chorale of Kenner.
The current and former Gospel
Choir singers will combine their voices for the concert’s finale, “I Need
You” by Hezekiah Walker, Doughty said.
The Southeastern Gospel Choir
was founded in 1973 by Larry Hood, now a minister in the Baton Rouge area.
The choir, recognized as a Southeastern student organization, performs
throughout the year at various community and university events. Drerrick
Barnes of Greensburg is the choir’s president.
For additional information about
the Southeastern Gospel Choir, contact advisor Eric Summers, director of
the Office of Multicultural and International Affairs, 985-549-3850.
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