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Music Celebrations International presents: Wesley Festival - A Gala Concert to Benefit Imagine No Malaria

Music Celebrations International presents: Wesley Festival - A Gala Concert to Benefit Imagine No Malaria

Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:00 PM

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Wesley Festival
A Gala Concert to Benefit
Imagine No Malaria

Wesley Festival Choir
  James Ramsey, artistic director/conductor
  Helen Cha-Pyo, guest conductor
  Timothy Koch, artistic advisor

Adrienne Danrich, soprano
Mark Hayes, commissioned composer

Celebrated soprano Adrienne Danrich joins the Wesley Festival Choir in a benefit gala concert supporting Imagine No Malaria. All proceeds from the concert will benefit this extraordinary effort of the United Methodist Church to drastically reduce preventable deaths, especially those of mothers and children, caused by malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. The choir, led by artistic director James Ramsey, will perform choral repertoire including the world premiere of a piece commissioned for the festival by noted choral composer Mark Hayes, and the newly released Justice Suite by renowned composer Mark Miller.

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 45 min.