MOSAIC’S SINGSATION! 2013 BRINGS THE FUNK
ONE WEEKEND ONLY: MARCH 1– 3
DETROIT, January xx, 2013 – Since its inception, funk & soul music has told stories of love, life and rhythm, and has been a big part of the musical history of Detroit.. On March 1through 3, 2013, the young artists of Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit will honor some of soul & funk music’s most iconic figures with Singsation! Mosaic Singers in Concert presented by Pepsi. The show will be held at the Detroit Film Theatre inside the DIA, located at 5200 Woodward Ave. in Detroit(John R. Entrance).
Performances of Singsation! will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. Tickets are $22 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors with valid ID, and can be purchased online at www.mosaicdetroit.org or at the DIA box office by calling (313) 833-4005. All shows are general admission. Children under five are not admitted.
“In Singsation!, Mosaic singers captures the heart of the city and keeps the feeling of funk and soul music alive,” said Mosaic Founder Rick Sperling. “Our righteous choral concerts will celebrate rich culture across various platforms of combined voices and will pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of freedom songs from the southern civil rights movement. With tight harmonies, passionate delivery, fabulous dance moves and a live band, Mosaic will spotlight history with renditions of music written by Allee Willis who wrote great songs for Earth, Wind and Fire and the Queen of Soul, Detroit native, Aretha Franklin.”
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is a leader in youth development delivering rigorous, high quality performing arts education and connecting that education to a promising future for its young artists. Mosaic’s mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of theatrical and musical art that engages, transforms and inspires. Mosaic proudly reports that 95% of the young artists who participate in Mosaic’s Main Stage Training Program graduate high school and go on to college…many with scholarships. To learn more about Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, or to learn more about Mosaic’s 20th Celebration Season, visit us online at www.mosaicdetroit.org.