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Sacred Soul, Los Angeles, CA, Feb 22

Sunday, February 22nd, 2004 at 4 pm:
A special interfaith sacred music concert in honor of Black Heritage Month

Mystical Music & Dance of the Middle East
Meets the
The African-American tradition of Spirituals

Performed by:
The Yuval Ron Ensemble featuring Najwa Gibran
The Gwen Wyatt Chorale
a 40 piece African-American chorus directed by Ms. Gwen Wyatt,
Maya Haddi - vocals, Najwa Gibran vocals, Norik Manoukian - woodwinds,
Jamie Papish - percussion, David Martinelli - percussion, Virginie Alumyan - kanoun,
Carolyne Aycaguer-Ron - harmonium, keyboards, Yuval Ron - oud, saz
guest dancers: Aziz, Maya Karasso
guest MC: Titus Levi

Location: Wilshire United Methodist Church at: 4350 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010 (on the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Plymouth, next to the Whilshire Ebel Theater)

Admission: $10 tickets, pay at the door (cash only).
Advance ticket sale via mail: Please mail a check payable to Yuval Ron Music, to: 3812 Carpenter Ave. Studio City, CA 91604.
Tickets purchased by mail will be held at Will Call at church entrance on the day of the show.
For more info: Tel: 818 505 1355 or email: info@yuvalronmusic.com

The Gwen Wyatt Chorale is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic choral group who has performed at the Mormon Tabernacle, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and in the projects of South Central. Singing uplifting African American folk spirituals in the time-honored traditional way, the Chorale raise their voices in a cappella song, with choreographed movement to enhance the storytelling aspect of the music.

The Yuval Ron Ensemble unites the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition) and the Christian Armenian Church into an unusual musical celebration. Bringing together artists from Arabic, Jewish and Christian ancestry the Yuval Ron Ensemble is dedicated to fostering an understanding of Middle Eastern cultures and religions.


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