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Largo High School Choir holds official CD release concert at Kennedy Center Sunday, Dec. 17

The CD from Largo High School Choir is a rousing collection of familiar inspirational songs spanning multiple genres like Gospel, classical and jazz.

Largo High School is well-known throughout the state and the country for its excellent music program. Stellar Award winner & Gospel pioneer Phillip Carter saw the talent in the school’s choir when he signed them to his label, SOV Ministries, Inc. Last fall, the choir released its debut CD, Brandon J. Felder Presents The Largo High School Choir: Rejoice: A Celebration of Music, a collection of seasonal and perennial Gospel favorites. Not only has the project from the Prince George’s County, Maryland high school been catching the attention of the DMV area, but the nation is taking notice as well.

The CD just soared up the Billboard Top Gospel Album Sales Chart to #7. In addition to the Gospel chart placement, the project also debuted at #21 on the Billboard Christian & Gospel Albums chart at #21 and on the Heatseekers Chart at #4, a chart that highlights CDs making major moves in multiple genres. Those interested in hearing what others have been experiencing can purchase Brandon J. Felder Presents The Largo High School Choir: Rejoice: A Celebration of Music on and other digital music outlets.

Brandon J Felder and Largo High School release new album

Those in the DMV can experience the choir up close and personal this weekend when hold their official CD Release and Winter Concert on Sunday, December 17, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The free concert will feature vocal and instrumental music, dance and narration performances of Largo High School students and will also include students from their community feeder elementary and middle schools such as Kettering, Lake Arbor, Earnest Just, Walker Mill and Greenbelt. Felder invites music lovers to join in celebrating these music students as they strive towards artistic excellence in a historic venue.

In a statement, Phillip Carter said, “I am really proud of Brandon Felder and these wonderful kids. It was an honor to help them achieve the goal of recording a CD. They are multi-talented and did a great job on this CD. I think it’s important for folks to know that there are some great things happening in Prince George’s County and at Largo High School.”

Admission is free and doors open at 5:30pm. For discounted parking passes, email [email protected]. Connect with Phillip Carter on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Also, connect with Brandon J. Felder on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.
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