Festival of Spirituals and Songs
Jan. 18, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The 14th annual Festival of Spirituals and Songs in Honor of
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will take place on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at
4:00 pm in Evelyn Chapel (1301 N. Park St., Blomington). The program is free and
open to the public.
Professor of Music Carren Moham will lead the festival. For Moham, “music was such
an important part of the Civil Rights Movement, spirituals especially, that I wanted
to organize a program that highlighted music that was significant in the Civil Rights
Movement during Black Music History. It is also an opportunity for IWU students and
faculty to share their musical gifts while honoring Dr. King and his legacy and vision,” said
The program will feature IWU students, staff, and faculty performing a wide variety
of selections, and the University Chaplain, Elyse Nelson Winger, will speak at the
For additional information contact the School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.
Contact: Courtney Keenan, ’12, (309) 556-3181, email@example.com