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Noon in the Chapel - Celebrating African-American Spirituals

2/24/17 12:15pm to 1:00pm

St. Lawrence University Office of the Chaplain presents Noon in the Chapel - Celebrating African-American Spirituals, on Friday, February 24, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel. The concert will feature Ad Hoc Singers Kate Waters and Julia Pomainville, with Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, Musician-in-Residence.

We are celebrating Black History month by singing an entire concert of African-American spirituals. We will be teaching about the evolution of spirituals from the time West Africans were brought to the colonies to about 1905. The use of codes in the spirituals helped people escape to freedom.