The Spirituals: An African American Music Idiom and Its Relevance to Our Lives Today
Whether sung liturgically, privately, or performed in concert, the Spirituals are a truly unique American music genre, steeped and founded in the Black Church experience with longevity and relevance for our lives today. Let’s take a brief look at the history, development, and praxis of the Spirituals—oh, and have a little church in the process!
--Meyer Chambers, campus minister for liturgical arts, Boston College, and Rev. Oscar Pratt, pastor, St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Dorchester, MA
Thursday, May 3
Cadigan Alumni Center
2121 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135, USA