Guest Artists

Donnell conducted the hugely successful Mystic Gospel 2017.   Donnell LaRoque Patterson is chair of the Gospel Music department in New England Conservatory‚Äôs (NEC) School of Preparatory and Continuing Education.¬† He also directs the NEC Community Gospel Choir. Since 2006, Donnell has served as the Director of Music for both the Upper and Lower Schools…

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Bill Staines

  • Singer and Songwriter
  • One of the gifts New England has given to America

Anyone not familiar with the music of Bill Staines is in for a special treat. For more than forty years, Bill has traveled back and forth across North America, singing his songs and delighting audiences at festivals, folksong societies, colleges, concerts, clubs, and coffeehouses. A New England native, Bill became involved with the Boston-Cambridge folk…