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Harlem Gospel Choir with Master of Ceremonies Kelly Wright and opening performance Neshema Dance Co.
The world famous Harlem Gospel Choir is America’s premier gospel choir and has traveled the globe for 25 years, sharing its joy of faith and raising funds for children’s charities. The Choir was founded in 1986 by Allen Bailey, who was inspired to form the Choir while attending a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Cotton Club in Harlem. The Choir presents the finest singers and musicians from Harlem’s Black Churches & the New York/Tri-State area.
Description: http://www.mdtheatre.org/images/Tree-of-Triumph.jpgThe Harlem Gospel Choir has shared its message of love and inspiration with hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Through its dynamic performances the Choir strives to create a better understanding of the African American culture and the inspirational music called gospel as it relates to the black church. The theme of every performance is “bringing people and nations together and giving something back.”
Master of Ceremonies - Kelly Wright
Description: http://www.mdtheatre.org/images/wright.jpgHendersonville, TN-Best known for his work as an anchor and reporter on Fox News, Kelly Wright has had the opportunity to interview numerous politicians and public features ranging from then Senator Obama and First Lady Laura Bush, to T.D. Jakes, and Joel Osteen. Beyond his success in journalism, Kelly is also an ordained minister and Christian recording artist. His newest project on Daywind Records, entitled, Goodness & Mercy, features songs that motivate, inspire, and promote hope in a time of widespread hopelessness.
The CD is produced by Tyrone Dickerson, features several original songs co-written by Kelly, including “Thank You Lord” and “It Could Have Been You Or Me,” as well as his interpretation of well-known favorites like “I Can Only Imagine” and “Sometimes I Cry.” Radio singles will be released to various radio formats in the coming weeks.
Kelly, a native of Hagerstown, Maryland, has been featured or opened shows for such artists as; James Brown, Cissy Houston, Bobby Caldwell, Dottie Peoples, Bobby Jones, Vicki Winans, Jonathan Butler, Mississippi Mass Choir, and more.
Goodness & Mercy is available exclusively at Family Christian retail stores across the country and digitally at iTunes and other outlets. Bulk purchasing for gift and ministry purposes is available by calling 1-800-635-9581.