Northeast State hosts mass gospel choir concert Feb. 22

LiftEveryVoice_PosterThe Northeast State Music Department, East Tennessee State University Multicultural Gospel Choir, King University Choir, and the Milligan College Concert Choir invite the community to attend a choral collaboration on Saturday, Feb. 22.

The concert happens at the Wellmont Regional Center for Performing Arts Theatre on the main campus in Blountville adjacent to Tri-Cities Regional Airport. The program, “Lift Every Voice” featuring African-American Spirituals will begin at 7:30 p.m. The event celebrates Black History Month commemorated during February.

Each choir will present a wide variety of music from a cappella, slow to fast, and some with piano and percussion. The Mass Gospel Choir will perform spirituals by Glenn Burleigh, Thomas A. Dorsey, Greg Gilpin, Sue Ellen Page, and Matt Redman.

Admission for the Mass Gospel Choir is a non-perishable food item or cash donation for Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, contact 423.354.5164 or

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