Gospel quartet sings at St Luke’s

Gospel quartet sings at St Luke's

It was a great afternoon of music for those who made it out to St Luke's on Sunday, 6 May. The repertoire began with Peter Irwin playing airs on the highland pipes with the accompaniment of organist, Ian Morton. The feature of the afternoon was 4 Heaven's Sake who sing gospel music in barbershop four-part harmony. They are a quartet who are also members of the Tri-City Gospel Chorus which is a men's choir comprised of a hundred voices. People from Peterborough and area gathered for the afternoon that highlighted  gospel music.

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Geoff Hewittson served as MC for the afternoon. He welcomed everyone and then provided some background about the highland pipes. He also gave a quick history on barbershop four-part harmony and explained how barbershop quartets came into being. He then welcomed and introduced the 4 Heaven's Sake quartet who were the feature of the afternoon.

It was a fun afternoon with beautiful harmonies and some light-hearted stories that 4 Heaven's Sake shared between pieces of music. Those gathered also got to join in singing a few lively gospel favourites. It was a great afternoon.

The event was masterfully organized by Margaret Pulver who heads up fundraising at St Luke's.

We extend heartfelt thanks to the 4 Heaven's Sake Quartet -- Richard, Brian, Donald, and Duncan. Our thanks also to Peter Irwin and to Ian Morton, and to Jeff as MC. Special thanks to Margaret for all her work in organizing this wonderful afternoon.

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