The Maryland State Boychoir will be in concert, 3 p.m., Feb. 23 at Whitestone Baptist Church, 3001 Baker Street in Baltimore. A showcase of African-American culture, the free concert will offer traditional hymns, spirituals, gospel selections and music from Africa.

It recognizes talented composers of African-American music—Moses Hogan, Rollo Dilworth, William Dawson, Keith Hampton and Glenn Burleigh. In addition, excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, and poetry and prose of prominent African-American writers will also be featured.