Music of the Underground Railroad

We’ve all heard stories of the Underground Railroad, but are you aware of the role that music played in leading slaves to freedom?

photo by Margaret Walker

Join us this Sunday, February 10, as we learn the secret messages coded in beloved spirituals and celebrate the unshakable strength of the human spirit.   

PBS video clip about the coded spirituals of the Underground Railroad. Click here.

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

– Harriet Tubman

Musicians enhancing Sunday’s Gathering include the Silverside Choir, Sam Michael – guitar, Brad Englehart – percussion, Bill Englehart – saxophone, and Rev. Catherine Short – soloist.      

Melissa Heieie