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Appalachian Gospel Choir to perform April 26

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Under Dr. DaVaughn Miller’s direction, the Appalachian Gospel Choir will present “Nothing to Fear” at 8 p.m. April 26 in Rosen Concert Hall of the Broyhill Music Center on the university’s campus.

This is a Hayes School of Music event. Admission is free, and a live stream of the performance will be available and a live steam of the performance will be available at

The Appalachian Gospel Choir, a student ensemble of Appalachian State University, sings music drawn from the African-American religious experience.

The April 26 program will typify the group’s penchant for singing music with lively syncopated rhythms and soul-stirring harmonies. It will include Kyle Alexander’s arrangement of “Nothing to Fear,” along with Jonathan Nelson’s “Champions,” with soloist Lacy Martin, and Todd Galberth’s “Lord You Are Good,” with Ericka Hayes as soloist.

About the Hayes School of Music

The Hayes School of Music prepares young musicians for professional lives as performers, composers, music educators, music therapists, conductors and music industry professionals, ensuring the next generation of musical leadership for the state, region and nation. Noted for quality instruction by national and internationally recognized faculty musicians, the school offers four undergraduate degree programs and three graduate-level programs.

About Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.