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The History of African-American Spirituals and Gospel Music
July 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Examine the origins of African-American Spirituals, Gospel Hymnody, and Gospel Music. Explore the development, influences, and performance practices of each style. Experience a “community chorus,” as there will be numerous opportunities for “congregational” singing.
Presented by Roy L. Belfield, Jr., D.M.A., Minister of Music /Organist, Hampton Baptist Church.Light refreshments to follow. Please use the Wine Street entrance.
This event is a collaborative presentation of Hampton Baptist Church and the Hampton 2019 Commemorative Commission.