Free patriotic concert Sunday at First Baptist Church

Published 12:00 am 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.

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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.


About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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