Exploring the Intersection of the Arts and the Environment
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Upcoming Events

Tradition – Inspiration – Transformation

Meridian Herald engages musical, literary and spiritual traditions to affirm shared humanity, advance enduring truth, enrich the present and transform the future for individuals and communities.

Our events include the Southern Folk Advent and Passion and the Atlanta Music Festival. The music, ranging from classical to folk, African American to Appalachian, sacred to secular, traditional to avant-­garde, is performed by the Meridian Chorale and other groups and soloists.

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Meridian Herald strives to transform lives and culture through traditions of music and worship that bridge communities, redeem and honor the past, inspire the present, and ennoble the future.

Meridian Herald depends on donations to enable our programming, the lion’s share of which come from individual donors. Meridian Herald is a 501(c) (3) non-profit and contributions are tax deductible.

2016 Atlanta Music Festival Recording

Bound for the Promised Land featuring

   Jessye Norman

Spelman and Morehouse College Glee Clubs
Meridian Chorale and Orchestra

CD release: December 1, 2019
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“Dr. Darsey’s choral directing can best be described as a pursuit of sublimity. He knows how to raise a choir’s singing to such a level, and he invests himself fully in bringing it about.”

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