Brothers in Song: presented by Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
On Friday, November 2 at 7 p.m., the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church presents, Brothers in Song. This performance features the University of Michigan Glee Club and is a collaborative effort between the Detroit School of Arts Vision Male Ensemble and Hartford Male Chorus. Admission is free of charge for all attendees.
The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club (UMMGC), founded in 1859 is the second oldest collegiate chorus in the United States. Its 100 members are undergraduate and graduate students drawn from the 17 schools and colleges at the University of Michigan. Well-known for entertaining performances of music that spans Renaissance motets, African-American spirituals, and American folksongs and show tunes.
Dr. Eugene Rogers is the UMMGC conductor and its second African American music director. Dr. Willis Patterson directed the group from 1969-75. Dr. Rogers is the Associate Director of Choirs at U of M and also conducts the University Choir. His past appointments include Macalester College (St. Paul, Minnesota) the Boys Choir of Harlem (New York City) and Anima Young Singers of Greater Chicago. He has conducted and lectured in 15 states and abroad—Canada, Singapore, England, Portugal, Hong Kong and Italy.
For more information, please visit: www.hartfordchurchdetroit.org or contact Edith Clifton at (313) 861-1300 Ext. 433 (firstname.lastname@example.org)