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Dillard University Concert Choir to host Annual Spring Concert on April 30

Annual Spring Concert in 2020. Photo by Sabree Hill | Dillard University.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      
April 7, 2023
Contact: Danielle Miller, dmiller@dillard.edu
504.816.4328

NEW ORLEANS — The Dillard University Concert Choir will render its Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, located at 5276 Bullard Avenue, where Dr. Johnathan Richardson is pastor.

The choir will feature forty voices from across the United States, the Dillard University Female Ensemble, the Dillard University Male Quartet, and duets and solos.

Selections will include arrangements by Moses Hogan, Roland Carter, Johann Sebastian Bach, and more. A choreographed arrangement of Bach’s Come Sweet Death will also be presented.

The choir is under the direction of Samuel Carver Davenport, associate professor of Music and Concert Choir director, who is in his 47th year as director.

For further information regarding the Spring Concert, contact Angela Stephens, administrative assistant at Dillard University 504-816-4450 or Cornerstone United Methodist Church at 504-248-7998.

About Dillard University
Dillard University is a historically Black institution that cultivates leaders who live ethically, think and communicate precisely, and act courageously to make the world a better place. Located in New Orleans, Dillard is a private faith-based liberal arts university that offers 22 majors and two certificate programs. Ranked 5th on 2021 The New York Times Overall Mobility Index and 14th in 2022 by Academic Influence for Best Colleges and Universities by Academic Stewardship, Dillard’s call to future leaders is to Write Your Legacy. Find out more about Louisiana’s oldest HBCU by visiting www.dillard.edu.

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