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St. Stephen MBC presents Christmas Cantata
By Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor)
Published December 4, 2014

St. Stephen Cantata

Vocalists, musicians and dramatists come together for holiday inspiration at the ‘Sing Joy – A Christmas Cantata’ sponsored by the Chancel Choir of St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church.

The free presentation, set for Saturday, December 6, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, December 7, at 5 p.m., will be held in the St. Stephen sanctuary at 1720 North Walnut Avenue in La Puente. The Rev. Anthony Dockery is the host pastor.

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“This cantata is held every other year for the purpose of sharing the Christmas story through music, dramatization and hand signing with our church family, guests, friends and anyone within a 50 mile radius,” Psalmist Deborah Barber, who is also the lead vocalist.

 “The production is directed by Althea Ellis Reid, a protégé of the legendary contralto, Marian Anderson.  Also, the Chancel Choir and several professional jazz musicians associated with Mrs. Reid will perform.”

The artists include Steve Baxter, bass trombone; Oscar Brashear, trumpet; George Bohanon, trombone; Andrew Carney, trumpet; Ernie Fields, baritone saxophone; Fred Jackson, tenor saxophone; Noland Shaheed, trumpet; and Reggie Young, trombone.

The public is welcome to attend the free cantata. For information, call (626) 917-8541 or email [email protected]

 

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