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Gonzaga Choirs Performance Feb. 26 Celebrates Black History Month

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Choirs and Timothy Westerhaus, conductor, will offer a free, public concert in celebration of Black History Month at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The Choirs will accept donations to benefit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center.

Music selections include works representing African American spirituals, Gospel and the civil rights movement, including composers and arrangers such as Moses Hogan, Undine Smith Moore, Robert Shaw, J. Rosamund Johnson, Barbara Baker among others. Celeste Johnson will provide piano accompaniment and Freda Gandy, executive director of Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center, will attend.

For more information, please contact Timothy Westerhaus at (509) 313-6737.

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