JBU Welcomes World-Renowned and Grammy-Nominated Baritone Jubilant Sykes for a Special Performance

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Jubilant Sykes, a world-renowned and Grammy-nominated baritone, will perform with JBU's concert pianist Paul Whitley on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center.

SILOAM SPRINGS, Arkansas (Feb. 12, 2019) – World-renowned and Grammy-nominated baritone Jubilant Sykes, along with JBU's concert pianist Paul Whitley, will perform for a special concert on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center. This concert will feature classical, spiritual, Broadway, classic popular and jazz arrangements as well as virtuoso piano selections by Whitley.

In the last year, Sykes has been the featured soloist with many of the world's greatest orchestras in countries including France, Scotland, Germany and Croatia, as well as many throughout the U.S. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution was inspired to proclaim, "Jubilant Sykes' voice is extraordinary. He isn't merely an outstanding singer, his voice is art at its highest expression."

Reserved tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased online at www.jbu.edu/tickets, or by contacting the ticket office at 479-524-7382.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked regional university (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2019), JBU enrolls more than 2,100 students from 38 states and 53 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, online and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 40 majors, with top programs including engineering, nursing, family and human services, biology, graphic design and construction management. 

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