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10:01 Spotlight: How Can I Keep From Singing?

Bill Beckett talks David Hobson, Director of Centenary Choir and Music Minister at First United Methodist Church about "How Can I Keep From Singing" a choral concert featuring Centenary College’s Choir and Camerata, the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, area church choir members and directors, the First United Methodist Brass, and organist Ray Peebles, all under the direction of Dr. Eric Nelson. How Can I Keep from Singing is a beautiful hymn text that lifts the spirit through song as an expression of the deeper soul. The experience will feature classic and new sacred anthems as well as favorite hymn arrangements of the congregation. You can find out more by visiting Centenary College  or  First United Methodist Church.Dr. Nelson is one of the premier collegiate and church choral conductors in America. He is the Director of Choral Studies at Emory University and conducts the 40-voice Concert Choir and 180-voice University Chorus. He has conducted choirs throughout North America and Europe, including performances in Krakow, Berlin, Leipzig, Prague, Moscow, Washington, D.C., Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Spivey Hall, and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Nelson is also a composer of choral music whose works are published by Colla Voce and Augsburg Fortress.