Gospel Choir

Event Date: 

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall (UCSB)

Event Price: 

Tickets: general ($15), non-UCSB students with ID ($10), UCSB students with ID ($5), children under 12 (FREE). Tickets may be purchased at the door, at the AS Ticket Office window (UCEN Room 1535, across from Corwin Pavilion), online at the link below, or by calling the AS Ticket Office at (805) 893-2064.
 
Season Pass now available!
The UCSB Department of Music is now offering a Season Pass, which includes admission to all ten Winter 2017 Concert Series events for a one-time fee of $30. Purchase your pass today and save!
 

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
ahill@music.ucsb.edu
 
Under the direction of Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present their annual winter concert, featuring traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions, on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. The choir is regularly featured in numerous community events and university celebrations, and has been featured on the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show.
 
About the UCSB Gospel Choir
 
Founded over 25 years ago, the UCSB Gospel Choir is known for its exciting performances of traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious tradition. The choir’s current director, Pastor Victor Bell, has led the group since the late 90s, and continues the legacy set in place by previous directors Dr. Diane L. White-Clayton and Pastor Jimmy Fisher. The choir is regularly asked to perform at university and community events, and has been featured at prestigious events such as the Chancellor’s Reception at UCSB, the opening ceremony of the UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum, and the Gospel Music Workshop of America’s annual convention. For the choir’s 25th anniversary, the group celebrated by inviting over 100 alumni back to UCSB to perform with the choir, which was led by all three of the choir’s current and former directors. The choir has recorded an album, ‘Praize Party on the Yard,’ and several of its members have been featured on television shows such as ‘The Steve Harvey Show,’ ‘American Housewives,’ and Cedric the Entertainer’s ‘The Soul Man.‘

 

Photo by Matt Perko.