CHESTERTOWN, MD–The 100-Voice Choir and special musical guests will raise spirits in Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts, on the Washington College campus on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 4 p.m. (doors to open at 3:30 p.m.) to celebrate the life and example of the late Rev. Vincent Hynson. A 1987 alumnus of Washington College, Rev. Hynson was a dedicated and beloved teacher, coach, pastor and community leader in Kent County who died of cancer in 2004. The gospel concert in his honor will benefit the Vincent Hynson ’87 Scholarship at the College.
Special guest artists will include the Stillpond Coleman Mass Choir, the Second Generation Choir, the Gibbs Trio, the interpretive dance pair “Undivided Hearts,” Washington College’s WACappella, Minister Otis Williams on keyboard, and 8-year old cellist Tia Raimond-Jones, granddaughter of Leslie and Vince Raimond of Chestertown. Mrs. Denise Jones of Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Worton will serve as M.C.
Founded in 2005, the 100-Voice Choir is the vision of Sylvia Frazier, a gospel music producer and promoter who runs S&B Productions with her husband, Bill Frazier. The annual fundraising concert in honor of Vincent Hynson is co-sponsored by Washington College and the Kent County Arts Council and is organized by S & B Productions. Tickets, at $7 a person, will be available in advance at The Compleat Bookseller and Scottie’s Shoe Store, both in the 300 block of High Street, downtown Chestertown.
For more information, contact S & B Productions at 410-778-6006 or the Kent County Arts Council at 410-778-1149.
Photos: Top, Lester Barrett performs at last year's concert. Above, the granddaughter of Vince and Leslie Prince Raimond will perform at the 7th annual concert October 22.