Community Chorale and Orchestra Performs at Bethel AME Church, December 1974 Photographer: Cecil Lockard
Willis Patterson's Community Chorale and Orchestra Debuts at Bethel AME Church, December 1974 Photographer: Cecil Lockard
Ann Arbor News, December 13, 1974
Debut: With Willis Patterson conducting, the "Community Chorale and Orchestra," an all-black musical organization, made its debut this week in Bethel AME Church, 900 Plum. The group performed the Christmas Section of "Messiah."
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