Saturday, December 1, 2012
“24 Years of Stellar Performances at Shoreline Community College”
Pat Wright and The Total Experience Gospel Choir along with guest soloist Nichol Venee’ Eskridge, will grace the stage again at Shoreline Community College, in the PUB, December 17th, 8:00pm for the 24th year of the “Soulful Sounds of Christmas” musical concert, most of these years being sell out performances.
This high-spirited evening of Gospel and Christmas music has been a mainstay at Shoreline Community College benefiting athletics for years and now supporting community outreach ministries for “Kingdom Community Worship and Outreach Center,” a Shoreline Ministry that meets on Friday Night at 7:30pm on the campus of Shoreline Community College.
Wright and The Total Experience Gospel Choir are no strangers to the Pacific NW, with 30 plus years of performing hand-clapping, foot-stomping, toe-tapping gospel music at various venues in the northwest. Wright's music career is very extensive and in 1973 she founded The Total Experience Gospel Choir. The choir is very well known nationally and internationally and has travelled and performed in 38 states, on 5 continents and 22 countries. The choir consists of persons ages 6 – 72. The choir has been credited with numerous awards and 7 recordings.
|Nichol Venee’ Eskridge|
Eskridge is no stranger to the northwest either. She is a seasoned gospel music talent with performances at local churches, schools, malls and special events including “Keepers of the Dream,” “Black Nativity,” and Duke Ellington Sacred Music Concert,” with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra. She started singing in her father’s church at an early age at Calvary Temple in Savannah, Georgia. She has been featured on several recording projects, and has 4 solo CD projects of her own, “Christmas with Venee,” “Original Love,” “Only By The Spirit,”and Perfect Gift.”
The Soulful Sounds of Christmas XXIV is an evening of spirit-filled music that will start your holiday season on a high note. Tickets range from $15 -- $20 and can be purchase by calling 206-234-7859.