Nicholls Gospel Choir to perform “Safe in His Arms”

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls Gospel Choir invites the public to join them for their spring concert featuring consummate guest gospel artist and composer Minister E. Dwight Franklin, this week at the Mary and Al Danos Theater.

The theme of the concert is “Safe in His Arms” based on the 1986 song by Rev. Milton Brunson and was chosen based on the program’s repertoire.

The choir, led by Dr. Valerie Francis with Howard Nixon performing on the piano, is open to all students and the group performs a variety of gospel music, both traditional and contemporary, relating to the African American cultural experience.

Franklin has served as the Minister of Music in Louisiana, New York and Florida. He has conducted on the prestigious stage of Carnegie Hall in New York City. Franklin, who has also produced several gospel albums, serves as the Choir Director of Fellowship Baptist Church and pianist for Second Free Mission Baptist Church, both of New Orleans.

The free concert is will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 23, 2018

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