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Soweto Gospel Choir member’s dreams of travel, music bring him to Vancouver

Soweto Gospel Choir member’s dreams of travel, music bring him to Vancouver

By Lena Sin The Province April 4, 2012 When you’re on the road for nine months of the year travelling in countries that couldn’t, culturally speaking, be further from what you know and love, you’re inevitably going to miss some things about home. Like putu, for example. “Putu is more like this soft porridge,” explains [...]

April 4, 2012 Elaine Articles 1

Soweto Gospel Choir keeps spirits high

Soweto Gospel Choir keeps spirits high

South African powerhouse continues to wow audiences worldwide By Francois Marchand Vancouver Sun April 4, 2012 VANCOUVER — South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir’s list of achievements is so long we would almost need a full edition of this newspaper to explain it in detail. In a nutshell, the famed choir emerged in 2002 and quickly [...]

April 4, 2012 Elaine Articles 1

African gospel ensemble to appear Sunday

African gospel ensemble to appear Sunday

Star Herald March 30, 2012 By Chabella Guzman From Holland to New York and finally to Scottsbluff, the Soweto Gospel Choir has been on a three-month tour that will stop at the Midwest Theater Sunday. The group is made up of 26 members that come from all over South Africa. Sipokazi Nxumalo is one of [...]

March 30, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

‘African Grace’ comes to St. Louis

‘African Grace’ comes to St. Louis

Sarah Bryan Miller Friday, March 23 St. Louis Today The fusion of Christianity and native musical styles has resulted in thousands of independent churches in South Africa — and in thousands of choirs. The colorfully costumed and choreographed, 52-voice Soweto Gospel Choir, founded in 2002, has performed with artists as diverse as U2 and Diana [...]

March 23, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

The Soweto Gospel Choir: Africa’s gem comes to North America

The Soweto Gospel Choir: Africa’s gem comes to North America

BY Julianne Keu The Epoch Times March 21, 2012 Africa’s gem has arrived. Adorned in vibrant colours, the Soweto Gospel Choir has been channelling the energy of South Africa to rave reviews on their North American tour—and they’re just getting started. Their upcoming performances will showcase songs from their latest album “Grace”, as well as [...]

March 21, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

The Soweto Gospel Choir: a Force for Good (Music and Deeds)

The Soweto Gospel Choir: a Force for Good (Music and Deeds)

By Bob Marovich for The Black Gospel Blog. In 2002, Sipokazi Nxumalo, a young woman living in South Africa, had recently graduated from high school with plans to attend university. There was one problem: Sipokazi’s mother was a single parent and, although she had supported her thus far, she did not have the money to [...]

March 20, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

The gospel according to Soweto

The gospel according to Soweto

By Aarik Danielsen March 18, 2012 Columbia Tribune A little piece of my heart will always reside in South Africa. The summer before my final year of college, I wandered the country’s concrete jungles and grasslands for nearly a month. The purpose behind my presence was to assist various groups — workers in urban renewal [...]

March 18, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

One love, one mission

One love, one mission

South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir brings traditional hymns and pop rock to Columbia By Allison Pohle Vox Magazine March 15, 2012 Their buoyant melodies have uplifted souls and turned smiles the past 10 years. The Soweto Gospel Choir has performed with Bono, Peter Gabriel and Celine Dion, to name a few. It has also won [...]

March 15, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

World-renowned South African choir brings spirit to St. Louis

World-renowned South African choir brings spirit to St. Louis

March 15, 2012 By Kenya Vaughn St. Louis American It seems with every generation, the music of South Africa manifests among the masses and shines light on the organic song that is imbedded within the spirit of its people. Miriam “Mama Africa” Makeba, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Hugh Masekela and Jonathan Butler have left an indelible [...]

March 15, 2012 Elaine Articles 0

Preview: Soweto Gospel Choir at Palladium

Preview: Soweto Gospel Choir at Palladium

by Kyle Long Nuvo March 9, 2012 Carmel’s Palladium will host the Grammy award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir. The 26-member choir has earned international acclaim for their uplifting performances, which feature an intoxicating blend of rhythm and voice. The choir’s repertoire draws from a variety of sources, including Christian gospel hymns, traditional South African song and [...]

March 9, 2012 Elaine Articles 0