Rogersville Arts Council to host Singers of United
For the fourth year, The Rogersville Arts
Council, is bringing “Singers of United Lands” to Hawkins County. Due to
a generous offer of their sanctuary, there will be a Sunday afternoon
concert, open to the public on April 6 at 2:30pm at the First Baptist
Church of Rogersville.
The mission of S.O.U.L. is developing
international and cultural relationships through vocal music from around
the world. “I have hosted the S.O.U.L. groups for five years and each
year the musical professionalism and exemplary personal qualities of the
singers have impressed me”, says Guerry McConnell of the Rogersville
Singers of United Lands (S.O.U.L.) is a non-profit
(501.c.3) organization that was incorporated in 2002, and presents a
unique quartet of professional young adult singers- each from a
different country. Every year a new team of four singers representing
high-quality vocal musicianship, geographical diversity, and enthusiasm
for sharing about their respective cultures, is formed to share their
native songs and cultures with schools and communities throughout the
U.S. and beyond.
This year the group is made up of singers Sonja
from Croatia, Gabriel from Uruguay, Andrew from Nigeria and Shih-Hao
from Taiwan. The group travels for 6 months throughout the Eastern
United States and into Africa bringing multicultural education and
communication to their audiences.
The ticket price at the door
for the concert is $5 for all ages, under 5 years is free.
Volunteer High School is hosting the group in concert, on Monday
morning, April 7, before they travel to other dates in the Maryland &
For more information or to make reservations,
call the Rogersville Arts Council, 423-293-0882; and check -
https://www.facebook.com/rogersvilleartscouncil - for future plays and