April 23, 2008
It will be a night to remember when Voices of Victory celebrates
its 20th anniversary with a gala concert and dinner at Carnesecca
Arena at St. John’s University on Saturday, May 3, 2008 at 7:00
p.m. General admission is $40.00 and $20.00 for students and senior
The festivities will begin with a prayer service at St. Thomas
More Church (on St. John’s Queens Campus) at 5:00 p.m. followed by
a brief reception. Attendees will continue the celebration at
the concert featuring the current incarnation of Voices of Victory
with guest appearances by alumni and an anniversary dinner in an
elegantly transformed Carnesecca Arena.
St. John’s University Voices of Victory, under the musical
direction of Nigel W. Gretton, was organized in 1988. The
choir serves as a uniting force in the university community through
the ministry of gospel music.
Voices of Victory is the official gospel choir of St. John's
University. Composed of some of the most talented singers and
instrumentalists at the university, Voices of Victory boasts an
international membership from more than seven countries. The
choir enriches lives spiritually and culturally through uplifting,
In addition to two major concerts and special events at St.
John’s University, the 72-member choir shares the “good news” in
churches, schools and concert halls throughout the New York
metropolitan area. The choir has also given performances in the
Nigeria, West Africa, Norway and the south-eastern United States.
Voices of Victory has been featured in New York’s famed Carnegie
Hall, Apollo Theater, HBO, NBC, FOX Network, Telecare – the
Christian Network, and Warner Brothers Records. One writer
who reported on a Voices of Victory concert in Norway wrote, “…the
singing was so sweet that even the rocks cried out!”
For tickets and further information, please call (718) 990-5400
or contact Nigel W. Gretton (718) 990-2972/ (516) 603-4977. He can
also be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.