Community Invited to Worship Music Celebration
"Made to Worship: Celebrating God's Greatness and Goodness" will feature a variety sacred music, hymns, choruses, spirituals, and praise songs.
April 4, 2011
Bluefield College will host a Worship Music Celebration, Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Harman Chapel, showcasing the school's voice ensembles Bluefield Singers and Praise Singers.
Open and free to the community, the Worship Music Celebration, "Made to Worship: Celebrating God's Greatness and Goodness," will feature a variety of styles of sacred music, including hymns, choruses, spirituals, and praise songs.
Selections for the program will include the music of Chris Tomlin, Twila Paris, Paul Baloche, Joseph Martin, Joel Raney, and other praise and worship notables. BC theatre professors Charles Reese and Rebecca McCoy-Reese will serve as worship leaders and will offer dramatic interpretation of selected scriptures.
"Made to Worship: Celebrating God's Greatness and Goodness is a wonderful opportunity for our community to join our students in an exciting service of praise and worship," said BC's Bryant Moxley, head of the Department of Music. "Through scripture and song we will celebrate our creator, and in response to His majesty and grace we offer our songs of praise."
Under the direction of Lisa Moxley, instructor of music, Bluefield Singers is a student voice ensemble composed of students from all academic disciplines at BC. The group specializes in contemporary Christian music, but also performs classical and folk in its repertoire.
Under the direction of Susan Allen, instructor of music, Praise Singers is an auditioned vocal ensemble accompanied by a band, which specializes in contemporary praise and worship music. Praise Singers tours regularly throughout Virginia and the region, in addition to its annual on-campus performances.
For more information, please call 276-326-4212 or email .