Feel The Spirit

w/ Special Guest Soprano, Dr. Latoya Lain, May 5, 2018 | 7:30 PM

Reserved Seating: $50, $40, $32, $10
Temple Theatre (map)

Dr. LaToya Lain, of the Central Michigan University School of Music, will join the SCS as a featured soloist for two major works: “Feel the Spirit,” a cycle of spirituals arranged by John Rutter and the “Gospel Mass” by Robert Ray.

 

Dr. LaToya Lain, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a former Assistant Professor of Vocal Music at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama and has also served on the faculties of New York University, Alabama A&M University, and Medgar Evers College-City University of New York. Dr. Lain’s rich soprano voice has afforded her the opportunity to perform throughout the United States and internationally. She has graced the stages of Africa, Europe, and South America, performing such roles as the title role of Carmen, Zita in Gianni Schicchi, Dame Quickly in Falstaff, Baba in The Medium, and Tituba in The Crucible. She was the requested soloist to sing The National Anthem for President Barack Obama during his 2012 campaign visit to Nevada. She also recently performed as the mezzo soloist in Bob Jones University’s performance of The Verdi Requiem.