Sign Language Concert

Posted on: 14/12/2009

“A Show of Hands” is a Christmas concert using performers who interpret the words of popular holiday songs using sign language. The unique Christmas show will be performed at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education theater in Ocean Springs.

“A Show of Hands” is a student-led organization at the University of Southern Mississippi that sponsors sign-interpreted musical performances during the year.

About 25 students majoring in deaf education, speech, hearing sciences and other studies participate in the shows.

The purpose for the traveling show is to bridge the gap between the hearing and deaf worlds by entertaining through music enriched with sign language.

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