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ASU Gospel Choir welcomes community membership


January 07, 2011

Who
The ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

What
Members of the Phoenix-area community now can join the ASU Gospel Choir to learn and perform diverse selections from the African-American gospel tradition.

“Anyone seeking a powerful musical experience, from the novice to an experienced vocalist, should take advantage of this fabulous opportunity,” says Richard Mook, assistant music history professor in the ASU School of Music.

The ASU Gospel Choir is open to singers of all faith backgrounds, levels of experience, and ability, and no audition is required. Jennifer Robinson, School of Music faculty associate, directs the ensemble and believes that gospel is one of the most fertile, important, and exciting American music traditions.

To register and pay the registration fee for the ASU Gospel Choir, call 480.965.6447, or visithttp://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=928783.

Where
ASU Gammage room 301, 1200 S. Forest Ave., ASU Tempe campus

When
Tuesdays, Jan. 18 – May 3, 2011, 7–9 p.m.

Cost
Cost for the ASU Gospel Choir is $40 per semester per registrant. The registration deadline for the spring semester is March 1, 2011. Following registration, contact Jennifer Robinson at 623.707.7850, or Jennifer.n.robinson@asu.edu.

Public Contact
Jennifer Robinson
ASU School of Music
Faculty associate
Director, ASU Gospel Choir
623.707.7850
Jennifer.n.robinson@asu.edu

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is ranked 19th in the country and eighth among public institutions by U.S.News & World Report. More than 100 music faculty artists and scholars work with approximately 800 music majors each year in research, performance and scholarly activities. It presents approximately 700 concerts and recitals each year. To learn more about the School of Music, visit music.asu.edu.

Media Contact:
Catherine Bickell
ASU School of Music
480.965.2817
Catherine.Bickell@asu.edu