Palouse Choral Society Presents Concert from Spiritual Tradition

By Karen Weathermon, Palouse Choral Society Member

The Palouse Choral Society Chamber Choir will perform “The African American Spiritual Tradition: Tell the World,” on Friday, March 2, at 7:30 pm at St. James Episcopal Church in Pullman, and on Sunday, March 4, at 4 pm at the Silverthorne Theatre on the Lewis Clark State College campus In Lewiston.

The program traces the history of African American spirituals, from African roots to songs of enslaved Africans, through Civil Rights songs and gospel music. In addition to the choral selections, the program will provide insight into the pieces and genres performed.

Tickets for the performances are $20 for adults and $8 for students. Children 6-12 are free. Blocks of four tickets for any concert are $60.  Advance tickets may be purchased at www.palousechoralsociety.org and may also be available at the door. Questions about tickets may be directed to boxoffice@palousechoralsociety2.org or 208-352-0201.

 A non-profit choral organization serving the quad–city region, Palouse Choral Society is an auditioned body of community choirs celebrating choral music through masterful performances, educational outreach, and cultural enrichment with singers from the Palouse, Valley, Prairie, and Clearwater regions.