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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Photos: Reno Post Show

Photos: Reno Post Show

Photos of the Choir post-show after the Reno, NV concert on March 26, 2010. Photo credits: Reno is Artown   [...]

March 26, 2010 Elaine Photos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir brings its message to Bay Area

Soweto Gospel Choir brings its message to Bay Area

By Jim Harrington March 25, 2010 San Jose Mercury News There is an obvious, yet important, factor that separates the Soweto Gospel Choir from many other choral ensembles. “What makes us unique — the first thing — is that we come from Africa,” says Zanele Ngcmu, one of the choir’s featured soloists. “Africans have rhythm. [...]

March 25, 2010 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform in Oakland

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform in Oakland

Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle March 25, 2010 In the photo from 2008, a smiling Shimmy Jiyane is holding a Grammy Award as he stands to the right of Nelson Mandela. To Mandela’s left is a beaming Sipokazi Luzipo, who’s grasping Mandela’s hand. Surrounding them are other ecstatic members of the Soweto Gospel Choir, who [...]

March 25, 2010 Elaine Articles 0

SGC Perfoming on KTLA5 Morning Show

SGC Perfoming on KTLA5 Morning Show

The Choir were on KTLA5’s Morning Show earlier today. Check out the video below of them performing This Little Light of Mine and quick interviews with Shimmy and Kevin. [...]

March 24, 2010 Elaine Videos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir delivers a dazzling show at Winspear in Dallas

Soweto Gospel Choir delivers a dazzling show at Winspear in Dallas

March 23, 2010 The Dallas Morning News Manuel Mendoza Soweto Gospel Choir could easily extend its name to include “dance troupe” and “percussion group.” Rhythms and movement routines were as crucial as vocals as the multitalented entertainers put on a dazzling show Sunday at Winspear Opera House to close the 2009-10 TITAS music series. The [...]

March 23, 2010 Elaine Reviews 0

Dallas Concert Photos

Dallas Concert Photos

Photos from the Dallas concert on March 21, 2010 at Winspear. Photo Credit: Alexandra Olivia [...]

March 21, 2010 Elaine Photos 2

Soweto Gospel Choir: From the church to the arena

Soweto Gospel Choir: From the church to the arena

By Forrest Hartman March 21, 2010 The Reno Gazette-Journal Eight years ago, Sipokazi Nxumalo was a South African teen who knew she could sing, but she had no idea what was in store for her. Fast forward, and she is a globe-trotting member of the Soweto Gospel Choir, a group that has performed in some [...]

March 21, 2010 Elaine Articles 0

SGC Signed Poster

SGC Signed Poster

I created a poster for the Soweto Gospel Choir to sign last week. I thought it turned out pretty well!  Was a bit upset that the silver sharpie that I had brought was smudging off due to the gloss of the poster (should have tested it out, drats!); but I have it laminated now to [...]

March 21, 2010 Elaine Miscellaneous, Photos, Site Updates 0

Soweto Gospel Choir’s message is easy to translate

Soweto Gospel Choir’s message is easy to translate

March 20, 2010 Dallas News Mario Tarradell The accolades showered on the Soweto Gospel Choir, the 24-member touring vocal ensemble from South Africa, are impressive. To boot: two Grammy Awards; collaborations with superstars Bono, Aretha Franklin and Peter Gabriel; a performance on the Oscars; and recording “Oh Africa,” the official World Cup song, with Keri [...]

March 20, 2010 Elaine Articles 0

Choir Candids: Edmonton Sound Check pt 2

Choir Candids: Edmonton Sound Check pt 2

More videos from the Edmonton sound check on March 16, 2010. This Little Light of Mine Calvary Sisazoyivuma Le Ngoma World in Union [...]

March 20, 2010 Elaine Features, Videos 2