Concert choir to perform in D.C.

The Grambling State University Concert Choir has been invited to Washington to perform at several venues in honor of Black History Month, including at the historic Tacoma Park Baptist Church and Shiloh Baptist Church.The choir has also been asked to perform for the U.S. Armed Forces at the Fort Myer Military Base as well as the for the Army Testing and Evaluation Command – both in Virginia.

One of the most notable performances of the tour will be for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, which also features a panel discussion on the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

GSU students will serve as panel members. The event will take place at 1 p.m., Feb. 21, at Reid Temple Baptist Church in Glenn Dale, Md.

The choir leaves for their tour on Sunday.

“We are honored to be able to tour the nation’s capital at this exciting time in our nation’s history,” said Edryn J. Coleman, director of choral activities and assistant professor of music.

For information, contact Coleman at (318) 274-6106 or colemane@gram.edu.