October 5, 2011 | Medgar Evers College
The Imani Singers will hold a concert for their freshmen gospel CD project, Journey through Faith, Vol. I, on Friday, November 4, 7:30 p.m. at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church – 1200 Dean Street (corner of Nostrand Avenue), Brooklyn, New York.
The concert will highlight original compositions by Professor Glenn McMillan accompanied by a six piece instrumental ensemble and chamber orchestra in the studio. “There are some really great tunes which celebrate all faiths,” said Prof. McMillan. “There will also be some fantastic soloists.”
The Imani Singers, the resident choir of the College, is recognized as one the most outstanding choral groups in the University. The rich vocal stylings of these singers represents the diversity of culture, expression, and art of the African Diaspora. The choir travels extensively, continuing a tradition of musical excellence performing musical works composed by black composers. In addition to the choir’s noted repertoire, these singers can highlight with articulation musical diversity with European compositions.
Additional performances will feature several local performers throughout the Brooklyn community. General admission is $20 with a special student price of $10. For more information, contact Professor Glenn McMillan, founder and artistic director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-270- 4929.The project will be available on iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon and several music distributors.
Medgar Evers College was founded in 1970 through the efforts from educators and community leaders in central Brooklyn. The College is named after Medgar Wiley Evers, a Mississippi-born black civil rights activist who was assassinated on June 12, 1963. The College is divided into four schools: The School of Business; The School of Professional and Community Development; The School of Liberal Arts and Education; and The School of Science, Health, and Technology. Through these Schools, the College offers 29 associate and baccalaureate degree programs, as well as certificate programs in fields such as English, Nursing, and Accounting. Medgar Evers College also operates several co-curricular and external programs and associated centers such as the Male Development and Empowerment Center, the Center for Women’s Development, the Center for Black Literature, and The DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy.