Virginia State University Concert Choir to perform at Mount Vernon-Saturday,September 30

The Virginia State University Concert Choir will make its annual appearance at the Slave Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Mount Vernon, the historic home of George Washington. Directing the choir will be guest conductor Patrick D. McCoy.
By: Virginia State University Department of Music
 
 
Photo Credit:  James Holden, Jr.
Photo Credit: James Holden, Jr.
PETERSBURG, Va. - Sept. 25, 2017 - PRLog -- The Virginia State University Concert Choir begins its 2017-18 performance season with its annual performance at the the historic Slave Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Mount Vernon, the historic home of George Washington on Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m.  Regularly conducted by Johnnella Lucas Edmonds, Director of Choral Activities, the choir will be led by guest conductor Patrick D. McCoy, a 2000 VSU Music Alumnus.

For this annual appearance, the University Concert Choir will also perform alongside the Howard University Choir under the direction of Dr. Eric Poole. The program is a collaboration between Mount Vernon and the Black Women United for Action in remembering the slaves who lived at Mount Vernon with a special program and wreathlaying ceremony at the Slave Memorial.

Patrick D. McCoy has been rehearsing the University Concert Choir since August and in addition to his guest conducting the concert choir, he is currently a new adjunct faculty member, teaching applied voice in the Department of Music.

For more information about the choir's appearance at Mt. Vernon, please contact Mr. McCoy in the Department of Music at (804) 524-5402 or by e-mail at pmccoy@vsu.edu.  In addition, please visit the Mount Vernon website at http://www.mountvernon.org.

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