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Making Music, Celebrating Mandela: The Soweto Gospel Choir Takes Its Message To The World

Making Music, Celebrating Mandela: The Soweto Gospel Choir Takes Its Message To The World

By: Michael Levin HuffPost November 12, 2015 It took the Soweto Gospel Choir only a matter of months from its founding in November, 2002 to reach the top of the music world. The group’s first album, “Voices Of Heaven,” reached number one on Billboard’s World Music Chart within three weeks of its U.S. release. The [...]

November 12, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

South African gospel choir to perform in The Bahamas

South African gospel choir to perform in The Bahamas

ori, sipho,portia, shimmy, victor, ipe, mullao, lungi, thuli, greg, mandla, jef, rame, mary, milton, thembisa [...]

October 29, 2015 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Media: El Periódico Visit

Media: El Periódico Visit

The Soweto Gospel Choir are currently wrapping up their European tour in Spain. While in Barcelona, the Choir visited the offices of newspaper El Periódico.  Below are photos and videos from their visit, as well as an article in Spanish. Videos: Gospel en la redacción By Nuria Matorell El Periodico December 18, 2014 No son [...]

December 19, 2014 Elaine Articles, Photos, Videos 2

Rhythm of Africa coming to western NSW

Rhythm of Africa coming to western NSW

By Robert Virtue July 31, 2014 ABC Central West NSW If you go online and check out any of their videos, you’ll soon realise that the Soweto Gospel Choir is a rare type of singing group. They’re loud, proud, energetic and colourful. Their enthusiasm is infectious and their vocal skills are mesmerising. What’s more, the [...]

July 31, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Choir celebrates Mandela’s life

Choir celebrates Mandela’s life

Canberra Times July 8, 2014 Nelson Mandela was one of the Soweto Gospel Choir’s biggest fans and would stand and sing along whenever he saw the group perform. The choir will celebrate Mandela’s life in Canberra on Thursday night, in an upbeat performance that founding member of the choir Shimmy Jiyane said best honoured his [...]

July 8, 2014 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

African voices to warm the soul

African voices to warm the soul

By Alice Claridge Mercury July 1, 2014 THE colours and sounds of South Africa are inspiring Tasmanian audiences this week, thanks to a tour by the Soweto Gospel Choir. The 24-strong, brightly dressed choir brings joy with more than just song – a four-piece band, narrator and dance moves accompany the soulful singers. South Africa [...]

July 1, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to pay tribute to South African leader Nelson Mandela in Frankston show

Soweto Gospel Choir to pay tribute to South African leader Nelson Mandela in Frankston show

By: Christian Tatman Frankston Standard Leader June 16, 2014 AS RELIGIOUS man, it is not surprising Vincent “Shimmy’’ Jiyane has a heavenly voice. And it’s a voice the choirmaster and tenor is looking forward to blending with other members of the Soweto Gospel Choir at Frankston Arts Centre this month. In an interview with the [...]

June 16, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson on Friday

Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson on Friday

By Gerald M. Gay April 16, 2014 Arizona Daily Star South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Tucson for a show at Centennial Hall on Friday. Choir director Shimmy Jiyane gave the skinny in a recent phone interview from Seattle. Tucson is the second-to-last stop for the group. The 45-piece ensemble will finish its run [...]

April 16, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Sharing the voice of joy

Sharing the voice of joy

By Tony Sauro Stockton Record April 05, 2014 Music is a joyful life force in Kevin Williams’ world. In his homeland, people are “just naturally gifted” with melody. So, as South African artistic ambassadors, he and members of the Soweto Gospel Choir enjoy exporting that sound and spirit to the world. “Each year, it’s always [...]

April 5, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to uplift Lied Center with messages of peace and love

Soweto Gospel Choir to uplift Lied Center with messages of peace and love

By Nadia Imafidon March 27, 2014 Lawrence.com With powerful soloists, rich harmonies and a warmth that sends a message of peace and love to any audience, it seems the language it is delivered in makes no difference. At least not for critically acclaimed Soweto Gospel Choir, a South African ensemble who sing in some of [...]

March 27, 2014 Elaine Articles 0