On November 14th, 2005 at 7:30 PM, The Imani Singers of Medgar Evers College will pay tribute to the life and legacy of two great African Americans: Ms. Rosa Parks and Mr. Luther Vandross in an hour-long musical presentation. Held at Founders Auditorium, Bedford Campus (1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn), the program will feature original work written by Mr. Vandross, as well as selections which highlight the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. This performance is free to the general public. However, contributions and gifts will be accepted for victims of the Gulf Coast Hurricanes.
On December 4th, 2005, The Imani Singers of Medgar Evers College will present their interpretation of oratorio masterpiece Handel’s “Messiah.” Also at Founders Auditorium, this performance will start at 5:00 PM, with a $20 cover-charge. Accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra The Imani Singers will share the spotlight with The Edward Murrow High School Choir of Brooklyn.
The Imani Singers of Medgar Evers College are recognized as one of the most outstanding groups in The City University of New York. Highlighting the rich cultural diversity of the African Diaspora, the choir travels extensively, continuing a tradition of musical expression performing musical works composed by black composers. The choir has maintained its tradition of excellence by performing in major cities both here and abroad.