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Heart and Soul to feature local gospel singers in concert on February 2
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Gospel artists will be performing at Heart and Soul (left to right, standing) Fredosia Peoples, Dionne Hough, Margene Clinton, Gracie Adamson, Shirley Martin, (sitting) Sam Dennis and Brook Grant.

The Upton Trio will join the Price House Commission on Feb. 2 to bring an evening of classical and gospel music to the Camden community

The purpose of the Upton Trio, created in 1989 by Sylvia Upton Wood, is to provide concerts to the "artistically underserved" throughout Kershaw County.

The Price House Commission’s mission is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about African-American life, history and culture to Camden and the Kershaw County community.

Partnering with the Upton Trio on Feb. 2 will be vocal talent from local gospel singers Brook Grant, Dionne Hough, Fredosia Peoples, Sam Dennis, Margene Clinton, Gracie Adamson, Calvin Turner and Shirley Martin.

The singers will perform spirituals during the concert.

The introductory piece will be Tchaikovsky’s Trio in A minor which will proceed into the first spiritual for the evening, "He died on Calvary."

A pre-concert will be held in the Gallery at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County at 5:30 on Feb. 2. Light refreshments will be served.

The musical program will begin at 7 p.m.

To purchase tickets call 425-7676 or visit

Proceeds from the concert will benefit educational programs for the Price House and the Upton Trio.