You are cordially invited to join us for

The 50th Annual

Festival of Spirituals

 

Palm Sunday, April 14th 2019 at 6 pm

First Presbyterian Church, Norman

555 S. University

Featuring arrangements by Brandon Haynes and the Northern Oklahoma College Jubilee Singers

 

 There is never a charge for admission to the Festival of Spirituals, as it is our gift to the community.

Contributions are always gratefully accepted.


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About the Festival of Spirituals

The Festival of Spirituals, which actually predates the founding of Cimarron Circuit, has been a Palm Sunday tradition since 1970. The late Thomas and Carol Brice Carey, opera singers and Cimarron Circuit founders, developed the annual festival to keep aspects of African-American heritage alive. A selection of new and familiar spirituals will be presented by community, student and guest singers. The festival is one of only a few nationwide that seeks to preserve this original American art form and the stories surrounding its evolution.

 


Finale (Combined Choirs) @ St John's Episcopal Church of Norman

SquishBand at the 48th Annual Festival of Spirituals

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Erica C. Thomas

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Dr. Irv Wagner