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The Harlem Gospel Choir ended
their tour of South America with a concert in Uruguay Thursday
night (June 3), where they had the audience up on their
feet, clapping and singing.
The choir performed traditional gospel music
as well as putting their own style to a medley of songs
by the Beatles.
On Friday (June 4), four of the singers
visited the Martin Luther King School in Montevideo, where
they performed a few songs and spoke about their music careers
The concert and school program were sponsored
by the U.S. Embassy, Montevideo.
|The Harlem Gospel Choir
performs at Cine Teatro.
||A choir member invites audience to sing
|Choir members take turns
leading the group.
||Ambassador Martin J. and
Audrey Silverstein pose with the choir backstage.
|Ambassador and Mrs. Silverstein
chat with choir member.
||Choir members visit Martin
Luther King School.
|Singers perform for the
||Assistant Public Affairs
Officer Melissa Martinez (left) poses with choir members
and MLK School Director Carmen Lopez (center). Ms. Lopez
holds a book on MLK donated by the U.S. Embassy.
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