Free patriotic concert Sunday at First Baptist Church

Published 12:00am Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Vicksburg Orchestral Society will help kickoff this year’s July 4 celebrations in Vicksburg with a free patriotic concert. The event will be held at First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St., at 4 p.m., Sunday, and will include music by Leroy Anderson, Lee Greenwood, Morton Gould and marches by John Philip Sousa.

Darcie Bishop and Charles Wesley
Darcie Bishop and Charles Wesley

Darcie Bishop, an associate professor in the department of music at Jackson State University will be the conductor.

Bishop is also the principal trumpet with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. The concert will also include performances by the Alcorn State Men Chorale for several of the patriotic selections.

Professor Charles Wesley of Alcorn State University will direct the Chorale.

The Vicksburg Orchestral Society is comprised of volunteer musicians from Vicksburg and surrounding communities and rehearses Tuesday evenings at the Church of the Holy Trinity Annex, 930 South St.

For more information, call 601-638-4333.

If you go 

The Vicksburg Orchestral Society has scheduled a concert beginning at 4 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St. The free concert will feature patriotic music and performances by the Alcorn State Men Chorale. For more information, call 601-638-4333.

 

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