Essence of Joy presents annual Homecoming program Oct. 13

Penn State's Essence of Joy will present its annual Homecoming concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, in Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus. Titled "We Are the Dream," the performance will feature repertoire from the African and African-American choral traditions. Essence of Joy is conducted by Anthony Leach, and choreographed by Aquila Kikora Franklin. Student conductors are Donte Ford and Jo Lash, and Eric Williamson serves as student choreographer. Instrumentalists include Donte Ford, Olawatobi Jewoola and Darrin Thornton, percussion; and Neal Holter, electric bass.

Tickets, $4.99 for general admission and $2 for students, are available at the door 30 minutes prior to curtain.

The concert also is available through live streaming video at livestream.

Last Updated October 02, 2013