The Sooke Community Choir is jumping on the Spirit Train.
Spirit Train is the Sooke Community Choir’s latest series of concert shows.
The performances feature the choir, soloists and a sextet from the choir, piano solo by collaborative pianist Kathy Russell and a solo and accompaniement from renowned Victoria percussionist Kelby MacNayr.
The show is inspired by artistic director Bruce Ruddell’s collaboration on a series of concerts and recording with the great African-American singer Leon Bibb.
Spirit Train is a collection of arranged spirituals by Moses Hogan and powerful vocal arrangements of traditional folk songs as well as a visit from the Beach Boys and Billy Joel.
There are three opportunities to catch the Spirit Train: May 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and May 14 at 2 p.m. at Sooke Community Hall
Tickets are available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Stick in the Mud Coffee House and at the door. Prices are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors.