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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Inmates treated to heavenly sounds

Inmates treated to heavenly sounds

By Judy Chia Hui Hsu Seattle Times March 26, 2005 Bearing a very special gift, the unassuming men and women entered the chapel yesterday, beyond the big yard, tall fences and barbed wire. The previous night, the world-famous Soweto Gospel Choir entertained an audience of more than 2,000 at The Paramount Theatre. But yesterday, the [...]

March 26, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto choir sings of hard-won freedom

Soweto choir sings of hard-won freedom

By Tony Montague Straight Online March 24, 2005 The 26-member Soweto Gospel Choir doesn’t boast any divas or stars. All the young men and women in the ensemble, founded three years ago in South Africa’s most famous black township, enjoy equal status. Everyone gets to step out front and sing lead at some point, and [...]

March 24, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir sings of emergence from apartheid

Soweto Gospel Choir sings of emergence from apartheid

Erin Concors March 10, 2005 East Valley Tribune As the Soweto Gospel Choir performs traditional South African music, its members sing in harmony, shout loudly, clap, dance and ululate — making loud, howling noises with their tongues and the roofs of their mouths. The choir’s 26 performers have reason to sing with exuberance and joy, [...]

March 10, 2005 Elaine Articles 0