Halifax, NS – The Northern Star Music Society is pleased to announce its upcoming Celebrate Spiritual Heritage Through Music Gospel Concert on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at 6:30 pm at New Beginnings Ministries, 26 Cherry Brook Road, Cherry Brook, NS. The Northern Star Music Society promotes gospel music in our great province of
The July 29th gospel concert kicks off the debut of The Northern Star Chorale during a choir exchange project with the renowned Blessed Hope Missionary Baptist Church Choir of Cleveland, Ohio. The Northern Star Chorale is a local 40-voice choir that includes such well known and powerful black gospel voices as Reeny Smith, Lenora Simmonds, Esther Medley-Smith, Cyndi Cain-Holmes, Joe Colley, and many more; under the leadership of the chorale’s founding member Shawn Downey of Sharp 5 Productions and directed by Jonathan Smith of the renowned Gospel Heirs from North Preston, NS.
The guest choir from Blessed Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be visiting Dartmouth, NS the week of July 26-30, 2023, for this monumental spiritual music exchange and concert event. The Blessed Hope Missionary Baptist Church Choir is under the direction of Javert “Jaye” Haynes, well known bass player for Bobby Jones Gospel.
Spiritual Music has played an important role in the perseverance of the Black community in Nova Scotia. This monumental choir exchange hosted by The Northern Star Music Society aims to demonstrate the linkage in relation to black history, migration, and the extensive genealogical connection that exists between Nova Scotia and the United States of America.
Celebrating Spiritual Heritage Through Music – Gospel Concert
Saturday, July 29, 2023 – 6:30 pm
New Beginnings Ministries, 26 Cherry Brook Road, Cherry Brook, NS
Tickets are available now: $30 Advance and $40 at the Door (Children under 12: $20)
On-line Tickets Available at: https://shop.bccns.com/collections/event-tickets
or by contacting: Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia
10 Cherry Brook Road, Cherry Brook, NS
This event is supported by Sharp 5 Productions, The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, and New Beginnings Ministries.
Media inquiries: Shawn Downey, President
The Northern Star Music Society