Symphony Space Presents Purchase Soul Voices Gospel Choir in Family Concert
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The last date listed for Purchase Soul Voices Gospel Ensemble was Saturday May 10, 2008 / 11:00am.
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Introduce your kids to the uplifting music of a gospel choir! Led by director Pete Malinverni, this 80-member gospel choir from Purchase College presents a program of classics and new works, sure to be fun for everyone in the family!
The Soul Voices Gospel Ensemble is a diverse 82-voice choir comprised of students from all disciplines at Purchase College.
Pete Malinverni teaches jazz piano at the Purchase College School of the Arts, Conservatory of Music. He is a highly respected pianist on the local and national club scene, as well as concert performer both here and abroad. He is also a composer of great depth, passion and individuality, and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Meet the Composer Foundation. Since 1993 he has served as church musician at the Devoe Street Baptist Church in Brooklyn, exposing him to the music of the African-American church which has influenced his compositions of suites for gospel choir and jazz ensemble. In 2006, he released Joyful!, a CD/DVD recording of a live concert of his gospel/jazz compositions with ArtistShare. He received his master of music degree from Purchase College, and his bachelor’s degree from the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.