Originally posted on Little Rock Culture Vulture:
Under the direction of Dr. Jeff Parker, and accompanied by Theresa Webb, this award-winning choir has sung at landmarks such as the Kennedy Center and the Crystal Cathedral. The choir appeared at the 1996 Election Night celebration, the 1993 Presidential Inauguration, 1992 Democratic National Convention and won first place at the 1992 American Negro Spiritual Festival.
The concert repertoire for the choir includes a variety of styles that include European-influenced music, African-American spirituals, blues, jazz, work songs and gospel songs.
Dr. Parker is a native of Hot Springs. He has a bachelor’s degree from Ouachita Baptist University, a master’s from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and a doctorate in musical arts and choral conducting from the University of South Carolina.