Two Brooklyn-based choirs will be showcased in the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s "Praise Music" program on Jan. 17. The New Life Tabernacle Mass Choir, from Crown Heights, and Total Praise, of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, will perform gospel music on the enormous BAM opera house stage (30 Lafayette Ave. at Ashland Place in Fort Greene) on Saturday at 7:30 pm. Grammy-nominated contemporary gospel soloist Beverly Crawford (pictured) will also be featured. Tickets are $20 and $25. For more information, call (718) 636-4100 or visit the Web site at www.bam.org.