Dreamgirls, the annual Shreveport Symphony Orchestra People’s Concert gives the populace a moment of public ethnic unity.
SSO associate Conductor Kermit Poling has produced the People's Concerts for a number of years. He has created rousing and utopian events. The 15th Annual takes place 7:30 pm Fri, Jan 12, at Shreveport’s Riverview Theatre.
From Beethoven to a composition by SSO principal horn player Thomas Hundemer, Poling promises a lively show.
* an arrangement of the spiritual "He Never Said a Mumblin’ Word" by Poling.
* gospel favorites by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir; arrangements by BTC's Carol Cymbala.
* KMJJ personality Al Weeden as M.C.
* Angelique Feaster narrating Thomas Hundemer’s original composition "Opening Night in Bougalusa."
* guest soloists Kellee Johnson and Royce Moseley.
* Inter City Row Modern Dance Company performing to a composition by local composer Darrell Andrews.
* A mass gospel choir composed of singers from Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, Little Union Baptist Church, Midway Baptist Church, and Avenue Baptist Church Choirs, the Lone Wa Sanctuary Singers, ULM Interdenominational Ensemble, Springs of Grace Church, Peaceful Baptist Church and Stonewall Baptist Church under the direction of S. Royce Mosely.
Tickets are free and available at all Goodwill Stores, County Market Grocery Stores, Garland’s Supersound and the Shreveport Symphony’s Box Office. The concert is subsidized by the Community Foundation of Shreveport Bossier.
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