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Forget your troubles with Soweto Gospel Choir

Forget your troubles with Soweto Gospel Choir

By Marcella Brooks The Wichita Eagle March 26, 2014 Since their formation in South Africa in 2002, the Soweto Gospel Choir has recorded four albums, won two Grammys and toured the world. The choir has shared the stage with big names like Celine Dion and Bono, appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and [...]

March 26, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir dedicates Lincoln concert to Mandela

Soweto Gospel Choir dedicates Lincoln concert to Mandela

By L. Kent Wolgamott Lincoln Journal Star March 23, 2014 Shimmy Jiyane remembers the first time he met Nelson Mandela as clearly as if it were yesterday. “We met him in 2007, when we won our first Grammy. We went and presented it to him,” said Jiyane, a founding member of the Soweto Gospel Choir. [...]

March 21, 2014 Elaine Articles 1

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform at St. Ben’s

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform at St. Ben’s

Sue Halena March 9, 2014 St. Cloud Times ST. JOSEPH — Vibrant. Unstoppable. High energy. Those are the words Shimmy Jiayne uses to describe the Soweto Gospel Choir, which will perform Friday at Benedicta Arts Center at the College of St. Benedict. Jiayne is lead singer and choir master of the group that he joined [...]

March 9, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir showcases new CD on tour

Soweto Gospel Choir showcases new CD on tour

March 4, 2014 Genea L. Webb New Pittsburgh Courier The Soweto Gospel Choir has been on a 14-year mission to bring joy, peace and happiness to a global audience through African music and dance. That journey continued as the 24-member group made a long-awaited return to Pittsburgh to promote its “Divine Decade” album, which was [...]

March 4, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

African Choir Comes to WAC for 10×10 Series

African Choir Comes to WAC for 10×10 Series

Julia Trupp March 4, 2014 The Arkansas Traveler The Soweto Gospel Choir will be coming to the Walton Arts Center7:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 6, as part of the 10×10 Arts Series. The ensemble is a 24-member Grammy award-winning choir from South Africa that was formed in November 2002. In 2003, Soweto Gospel Choir established its [...]

March 4, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir Tours In North America, Paying Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Soweto Gospel Choir Tours In North America, Paying Tribute To Nelson Mandela

February 28, 2014 Forbes Jane Levere The Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa—which has performed with everyone from Bono and Diana Ross to Josh Groban and John Legend, and won an Emmy and two Grammys—is touring North America through mid-April, honoring the legacy of the late South African president, Nelson Mandela. Choir master and choreographer [...]

February 28, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

No good reason not to see the Soweto Gospel Choir

No good reason not to see the Soweto Gospel Choir

Dan Majors Pittsburgh Post Gazette February 27, 2014 Rather than try to convince you to go see the Soweto Gospel Choir perform tonight at the Byham Theater, Downtown, I thought we’d examine the reasons that you shouldn’t go. I mean, it’s not like they’re internationally known or anything. Oh, wait. They are. Since their founding [...]

February 27, 2014 Elaine Articles 1

Soweto Gospel Choir bridges secular and spiritual

Soweto Gospel Choir bridges secular and spiritual

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Michael Machosky February 26, 2014 Beautiful music doesn’t always come from beautiful places. In fact, much of the time, the opposite is true. Powerful, even world-changing music tends to come from hard places, from the red-light districts of turn-of-the-century New Orleans, to the burned-out tower blocks of the South Bronx in the early [...]

February 26, 2014 Elaine Articles 1

Soweto Gospel Choir performing at Nazareth on Saturday

Soweto Gospel Choir performing at Nazareth on Saturday

Jeff Spevak February 21, 2014 Democrat & Chronicle The gap between “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and the songs exchanged in jail cells between black South Africans imprisoned under Apartheid is not as wide as might be imagined. The Soweto Gospel Choir makes those styles one. “Over the decades, when we collaborate with American artists, we [...]

February 21, 2014 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir celebrates 10 years of harmony Sunday at Binghamton U.

Soweto Gospel Choir celebrates 10 years of harmony Sunday at Binghamton U.

February 19, 2014 Press & Sun Bulletin Chris Kocher At the very same moment in December that Nelson Mandela slipped from this world and into history, members of the Soweto Gospel Choir were singing his praises — literally — at a concert in Europe. Together, their voices were raised in harmony to share “Asimbonanga,” Johnny [...]

February 19, 2014 Elaine Articles 0