African Children’s Choir coming to SWU March 1
The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances.
Southern Wesleyan University invites the public to experience the “Just As I Am” tour of the African Children’s Choir March 1, 6 p.m. at Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center Auditorium, located on the Central campus.
The choir combines traditional hymns with African cultural sounds and a stunning visual story of God’s faithfulness. Concerts are free and open to all. A free will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs such as education, care and relief and development programs.
Music for Life (the parent organization for the African Children’s Choir) works in seven African countries such as, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated more than 52,000 children and impacted the lives of more than 100,000 people through its relief and development programs during its history. By focusing on providing education, MFL’s purpose is to help Africa’s most vulnerable children today, so they can help Africa tomorrow.
The African Children’s Choir has performed before presidents, heads of state and most recently the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, for her diamond jubilee. The Choir has also had the honor of singing alongside artist including Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, Michael W. Smith and others.
Promotional support of this community concert is greatly appreciated. The African Children’s Choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa’s most vulnerable children today so they can help Africa tomorrow. Visit africanchildrenschoir.com for details about the choir.
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