Philharmonic presents Lift Ev’ry Voice

Greene County News

DAYTON — The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates the human spirit through the universal medium of music as it marks 10 years of its acclaimed Stained Glass Community Engagement Concert Series this January in a program called Lift Ev’ry Voice. Church choirs from around the Dayton area will join the DPO for an afternoon of uplifting classical, spiritual, and gospel music at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, in the Mead Theatre of the world-class Schuster Center in downtown Dayton.

Lift Ev’ry Voice will combine the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), under the leadership of Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman, with more than 100 singers from the choirs of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Church of Judah Family Worship, First Baptist Church, Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Inspiration Church, Omega Baptist Church, New Fellowship Baptist Church, New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Tabernacle Baptist Church, and Trinity Presbyterian Church.

A special thank-you goes out to the ministers of music and choir directors who have participated in the planning and preparation of this program, Jacqueline Hall-Moore, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church; William Henry Caldwell, First Baptist Church; Shalanna Bell, Inspiration Church; Tommy McGuffy, Jr., Omega Baptist Church; Robert Stockton, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church; Kathy Pullen, Tabernacle Baptist Church; Terry Grimes, Trinity Presbyterian Church

Spend a few hours at the start of the new year surrounded by the inspirational sound when classical and gospel music come together to unite our Dayton community.

Tickets for Lift Ev’ry Voice are $10 and are available for purchase by calling Ticket Center Stage at 937-228-3630 or online at For more information or to order subscriptions to the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance 2016-2017 Excite Season, including flexible subscription types that include performances by Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera and Dayton Ballet, visit

Story courtesy of The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance.

Story courtesy of The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance.