Ovations Concert Series begins in April
For five years our Conversations ministry has partnered with the Georgia Center for the Book to bring internationally-renown authors to First Baptist Decatur. As part of our ongoing commitment to become a spiritual nerve center in Decatur, beginning this spring a new ministry at First Baptist Church Decatur—Ovations—will partner with universities and regional talent in Atlanta to bring gifted musicians of all kinds to Decatur.
Soprano Shala Whitehead in concert on Saturday, April 25
In the Sanctuary
Free to the public
Soprano, Shala Whitehead is completing her graduate studies at Georgia State University. Her operatic roles include Mimi in La bohème, Ann Putnam in The Crucible, to name a few. In May 2014, she was the soloist for a concert honoring African American Composers in "The Music of African American Composers concert.” She was guest soloist in the “Go Light Your World” Christmas concert for AIDS and she was one of the soprano soloists in a tribute concert honoring Verdi's 200th birthday with the Musica Sacra Atlanta. In 2005, she premiered the original opera LaRoche, in Atlanta with the Ameri-Color Opera.
Make plans now to attend.