The Society for Universal Sacred Music presents its marathon 5th Festival of Universal Sacred Music, a free, daylong festival celebrating the spirit of life and the love of God that makes life possible.
Featured performers will be Anonymous 4 vocal ensemble, Indian classical singer and composer Deepak Kumar Pareek, The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director with James Adams on organ, The Riverside Inspirational Choir, Israeli singer Maya Raviv, The Canticum Novum Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum, Director, The Western Wind vocal ensemble, jazz singer Catherine Russell, pianist and composer Roger Davidson, chant singer David Newman, baritone Thomas McCargar with Brent Funderburk on piano, and the music of composer Sharon Farber with multi-instrumentalist Omar Faruk Tekbilek, percussionist David Kontesz and guitarist Freddy Schiftan as principal instrumentalists.
The event will be in the style of the Wall to Wall events that Symphony Space presents each year. During the performances, the theater will feature a photography show about the nature of light by Aicha Skandrani, a Tunisian born artist who currently lives in France. The Riverkeeper organization will also be present at the event. The event is produced by Society for Universal Sacred Music, Roger Davidson, President and co-sponsored by the United Nations Association.
The Festival is free and open to the public. For more information about the performers and a schedule of the days' events, visit http://www.universalsacredmusic.org/2011/11/12/2011-festival/.