Friday, April 03, 2009

Like Gospel Music? Attend GospelFest 2009 at CSS on Sat. April 18

The College of St. Scholastica’s Kaleidoscope Multicultural Club (KMC) concludes its 2008-09 series of events with the eighth annual GospelFest. The musical celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. The event is free and open to the public.

A GospelFest Choir Workshop will be offered at 6 p.m., Friday, April 17, at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway in Duluth. Cost for the workshop is $5.

The workshop will be facilitated by Darnell Davis & The Remnant.
Participants will learn about the history of gospel music, vocal techniques and choir etiquette.

Darnell Davis & The Remnant is a community-based gospel ensemble. Davis, the group’s founder and director, has been the key writer for many of the Twin Cities best known gospel groups including Excelsior, James Grear & Company, and the Sounds of Blackness.

The event is sponsored by KMC; St. Scholastica’s Office of Student Affairs, Student Senate and Student Diversity Center; First United Methodist Church; and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

KMC is a student organization at St. Scholastica that promotes diversity throughout campus and the community. During the academic year KMC sponsors a variety of events that represent a multitude of cultures at St. Scholastica.

For more information call (218) 733-2281 or email: nicoshia.wynn AT