World Renowned Rust College A’Capella Choir comes to Brownsville February 6
The Brownsville-Haywood County Arts Council is proud to announce the performance of the Rust College A’Capella Choir Friday, February 6, at the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center in Brownsville, Tenn. The concert doors will open at 6 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7 p.m.. Adult tickets are $12 and student tickets are $5.
The world famous choir from Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss., is one of America’s most renowned choirs which features broad repertoire of classical, semi-classical, spirituals, opera, contemporary and traditional gospel. The choir has captured the attention of prestigious audiences worldwide.
(Photo) Rust College A’Cappella Choir, from Holly Springs, Miss., has performed all over the world and will be bringing their broad repertoire of classical, semi-classical, spirituals, opera, contemporary and traditional gospel to Brownsville on Friday, February 6, at the Ann Marks Performing Arts Center.
Some of their noteworthy performances and awards include:
• 2003 Mississippi Arts Council Recognition Award for continuing a Mississippi music tradition
• Tour of Zimbabwe in 2001
• Two European trips as Ambassadors of Friendship
• First place in the 13th Annual American Negro Spiritual Festival, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH. (1994)
• The 1982 and 1983 World’s Fair
• Annual tours throughout the Midwest and South
• Appearances as guest on several regional radio and television programs (including the
International Protestant Hour, which is heard in over 100 foreign countries and the United States).
The purpose of the choir has been to serve as a public relations entity to help spread the good news regarding the college. No other organization on campus has brought more prestige and contributed more to the welfare of the college. With its years of accomplishments, it is no doubt that the A’Cappella Choir is vested in the hearts of thousands.
For more information on the event and tickets, visit www.brownsvillearts.org or call 731-772-4883. The Ann Marks Performing Arts Center is located at 127 North Grand Avenue, in the College Hill Center complex, Brownsville, Tenn.