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Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, Rutha Harris and Messiah College gospel choir at Messiah College
January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20
Join Terell Stafford, artistic director and world renowned trumpet player, and the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP), in a celebratory concert for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Joining JOP will be Rutha Harris, one of the original Freedom Singers, and Messiah’s own gospel choir, United Voices of Praise, Eric Byrd, conductor. JOP is an orchestra of 17 stellar, homegrown musical artists dedicated to presenting the highest quality jazz to the greatest number of people and is designed to preserve, represent and continue Philadelphia’s unique, rich jazz sound and tradition. JOP aims to become the face of Philadelphia jazz, establishing the city as a nationally and internationally recognized destination for jazz performance. Sponsored by the Messiah College School of the Arts Performing Arts Series in conjunction with the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Week at Messiah College Tickets $20 for adults; $5 for Messiah College students(with ID); children under 12 are free | To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at messiah.edu/tickets.