"Songs of Struggle, Songs of Faith" celebrates cultural music traditions

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Recital features KSU professor Oral Moses and Cantor Daniel Gale   KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 6, 2012…

Georgia (Feb 6, 2012) —  

Recital features KSU professor Oral Moses and Cantor Daniel Gale
 
KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 6, 2012) — Kennesaw State University Professor of Voice and Music Literature, Oral Moses, will be joined by Cantor Daniel Gale, from the Temple Beth-El in Birmingham, Ala., for “Songs of Struggle, Songs of Faith: Celebrating the African-American and Jewish Musical Traditions.”
 
The concert includes a special appearance by The Georgia Spiritual Ensemble. Kathryn Fouse, of Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., and Judith Cole, KSU adjunct instructor of music theory and music history, will accompany them at the piano.
 
What:
The recital will feature vocal works from the African-American and Jewish traditions, including spirituals, Yiddish songs, arts songs by Black and Jewish composers and songs from the American musical theater.
 
When:           
Sunday, February 19  at 3 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
 
This event is free and open to the public.
 
 
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Kennesaw State University is the third largest university in Georgia, offering 80 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing, and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing population of 24,100 students from more than 130 countries. 



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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