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CLC Gospel Choir, Chatham Choral Ensemble sing inspirational concert

Gospel music will make a contemporary comeback with the help of the CLC Gospel Choir and Chatham Choral Ensemble 7 p.m. April 17 in the C Wing Auditorium at the CLC Grayslake campus. The concert will feature a variety of soulful choral music by choir, soloists and instrumentalists. "Rhythm is an important part of gospel music; rhythm doesn't always have to have a guitar and drums," said Gayle Adkins-McDonald, musician and assistant director of CLC's Gospel Choir. "Especially now, it's a very common component of gospel music." Both ensembles are directed by Charles Thomas Hayes, founder of the Chatham Choral Ensemble. The CLC Gospel Choir consists of...