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AfterGlow Chorus Concert - "Giant Shoulders: Music of the Civil Rights Movement"

AfterGlow Chorus Concert - "Giant Shoulders: Music of the Civil Rights Movement"

  • 114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
  • Neighborhood: Lake Merritt
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"Giant Shoulders: Music of the Civil Rights Movement" is a powerful, uplifting concert honoring the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

AfterGlow Chorus will be performing inspirational music from a wide variety of musical genres including freedom songs, African-American spirituals, classical choral pieces, Gospel songs, jazz, and Motown classics.

Our very special Guest Artist will be the incredible, Grammy-nominated Dr. Lynne Morrow!

Here are just a few of the pieces we will be performing:

•. "Oh Freedom" arr. by Brazeal Dennard
•. "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around" arr. by Max Addae
•. "My Lord, What a Mornin'" by Harry T. Burleight
•. "They Led My Lord Away" arr. by Brandon Waddles
•. "In Bright Mansions Above" arr. by Roland Carter
•. "Bring Me All Your Dreams" by Christopher Harris"
•. "Peace Be Still" by James Cleveland (arr. by Chris Poston)
•. "Living for the City" by Stevie Wonder
•. "River" by Leon Bridges
•. "Hallelujah" from "Messiah: A Soulful Celebration" by Mervyn Warren, Michael O. Jackson, and Mark Kibble

The concert is near Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA at the beautiful St. Paul's Episcopal Church Oakland. The church has stunning acoustics with beautiful stained glass windows. Street and paid parking is available nearby. It is also a few blocks away from the 19th Street BART Station.

Event Info

  • Dates: July 28, 2024
  • Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church Oakland
  • Address: 114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Price: $20 - $35
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