The York University Gospel Choir directed by Professor Karen Burke presents a rafter-raising concert of works by Hezekiah Walker, Edwin Hawkins, Kirk Franklin and other Gospel greats.
The 100+ voice choir is backed by a rhythm section directed by Corey Butler:
Karen Burke is a pre-eminent singer, music director, choral conductor and composer in the field of African-American vocal music. An authority on the history and performance practices of Gospel music, she has worked with many major choral ensembles and organizations including the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Youth Choir, Toronto Choral Society and Ontario Choral Federation, as well as numerous schools and church congregations. In 1988, she co-founded the Juno Award-winning Toronto Mass Choir and continues to serve as its principal director, touring nationally and internationally.
Fri. April 6, 7:30 – 9pm
Sat. April 7, 7:30 – 9pm
Admission: $15 | $10 students & seniors
Box Office: ampd.yorku.ca/perform/boxoffice | 416-736-5888