Pittsburgh Gospel Choir
Joyfest 2016 gospel concert
7 p.m. March 19
Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre
National recording artist Anita Wilson will be the featured performer when Cal U’s Young and Gifted Gospel Choir hosts the annual Joyfest gospel concert at 7 p.m. March 19 in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.
Wilson has been nominated for Grammy, Stellar and Dove music awards. Her debut album Worship Soul was recognized by the New York Times as one of the top 10 albums of 2012. Her second studio album, Vintage Worship, also has received critical acclaim.
The Young and Gifted Gospel Choir also will perform at Joyfest 2016, along with the Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir, of Clarion University; the University of Pittsburgh Gospel Choir; and the Family and Friends Gospel Choir of Pittsburgh.
About the choir
The choir’s director is Dr. Randy Tillmutt, an assistant professor in the Department of Music and Theatre. The group’s repertoire includes traditional spirituals and African-American gospel music. Membership is open to all Cal U students who wish to participate.
The annual Joyfest gospel concert is free, and the public is welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.