The event is hosted by the Roland Hayes Museum Committee, a division of the Harris Arts Center.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children and may be reserved by calling 706 629-2599.
2011 marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of Morehouse Glee Club. Some career highlights are: sang at Atlanta’s Symphony Hall with soprano Jessye Norman in 1993, performed the National Anthem with Natalie Cole for Super Bowl XXVIII, participated with Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan and Trisha Yearwood in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, recorded the spiritual “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” for Spike Lee’s movie “Miracle at St. Anna” in 2008, performed with Aretha Franklin for the 88th Birthday Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery in 2009, and performed for events leading to the dedication of the King Monument on the National Mall in 2011.
Dr. David Morrow has been a member of the Music faculty at Morehouse College since 1981. He served as Assistant Director of the Morehouse College Glee Club until 1987, when he succeeded Dr. Wendell P. Whalum as Director.
David is a sought after guest conductor for high school honor choirs and all state choruses. Dr. Morrow’s choral arrangements of spirituals and other African American folk music have been published by Alfred Music Publishers, Hal Leonard Music, and Oxford University Press with music recently accepted for publication by GIA Music Publishers.
The current Glee Club members come from all over the United States and around the world. While many are music majors, the singers come from majors in all divisions of the College.
“Even though some members take Glee Club as a course for credit, many still sing as a labor of love,” said Glee Club President Sherman Modeste.
The Glee Club has also performed internationally in West Africa (1972), Russia (1996), Poland (1998), Bermuda (2001), the Bahamas (2005), South Africa (2008) Canada and Puerto Rico (2011).
“We are thrilled to bring Morehouse Glee Club to Calhoun. Hearing this 45 member ensemble is a special experience and we invite the community to come,” said Georgetta Frazier, President Roland Hayes Museum Committee.