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Gospel Choir to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with GospelFest

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 28, 2011) – The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir will celebrate 20 years of bringing gospel and praise music to the North Country and beyond with its annual GospelFest April 29-May 1.

Beginning 8 p.m. Friday, April 29, the choir will host a dinner and dance featuring Too Deep Entertainment in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Tickets, available from choir members or the Great Adirondack Soup Company, 24 Oak St., Plattsburgh, are $30 and benefit the Plattsburgh Gospel Choir Endowment.

On Saturday, April 30, the choir performs at 5 p.m. in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, with additional performances by the Praise Dance Team and the Step Team. General admission advance tickets are $12 adults and $5 students and are available at the Angell College Center desk; Advance Music Center in Burlington, Vt.; the Great Adirondack Soup Company; North Country Cultural Center for the Arts at 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh; and at Wooden Ski and Wheel, Route 9, Plattsburgh. Tickets at the door are $15 adults and $8 students.

The weekend wraps up with a Gospel Choir breakfast, featuring guest speaker Quentin Nichols and musical guests Dr. Learie Nurse and the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir Praise Team. The event runs from 9 to 11 a.m. in Algonquin Dining Hall. Tickets are $10 and available from choir members or at the door.

For more information, contact the choir office at 518-564-2704.

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