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David Mulovhedzi

Interview with David Mulovhedzi

Interview with David Mulovhedzi

April 2007, BlackGospel.com by Christopher Heron One of the most inspiring stories told of horrifying brutality, great faith and divine deliverance in native languages like Kiswahili and Zulu comes from the inspiring voices and spirited choreography of the Soweto Gospel Choir. Most Gospel music fans in America are only remotely familiar with this International recording [...]

April 1, 2007 Elaine Articles 0

SGC Wins Grammy!

SGC Wins Grammy!

Members of the Soweto Gospel Choir accept the award for best traditional world music album for “Blessed” at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, in Los Angeles. [...]

February 11, 2007 Elaine News, Photos 0

A high musical note

A high musical note

May 21, 2006 Carte Blanche Ruda Landman (Carte Blanche presenter): ‘In November 2002, a Welsh choir – booked for a tour of 30 concerts in Australia – pulled out three months before opening night; theatres had been booked, deposits had been paid. Andrew Kay, the Australian promoter, saw a very big pack of cards in [...]

May 21, 2006 Elaine Articles 1

Gospel’s healing power

Gospel’s healing power

Dan Nailen 24 February 2006 The Salt Lake Tribune When David Mulovhedzi, the founder of South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir, says “music is the universal language,” it sounds more like a fervent belief than a clich. But then, Mulovhedzi (pronounced Mul-low-vet-zee) and the 26 members of his choir have a better perspective on the power [...]

February 24, 2006 Elaine Articles 0

The Soweto Gospel Choir sings a message of love in 6 languages

The Soweto Gospel Choir sings a message of love in 6 languages

By Scott Iwasaki 19 February 2006 Deseret Morning News The mission of the Soweto Gospel Choir is to spread the message of love, unity and peace, according to director David Mulduhedzi. And it doesn’t matter if some audience members can’t understand the language. “Music is universal in any country,” Mulduhedzi said by phone from his [...]

February 19, 2006 Elaine Articles 0

Hymns heal broken hearts; Gospel group sings for God and to help AIDS victims

Hymns heal broken hearts; Gospel group sings for God and to help AIDS victims

Howard Dukes 17 February 2006 South Bend Tribune The Zulu word “vukani” means “do something.” After he saw how the AIDS epidemic orphaned many young South African children, David Mulovhedzi decided to do something: He joined the Soweto Gospel Choir, which performs at 8 p.m. Saturday in the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Center for [...]

February 17, 2006 Elaine Articles 0

South African choir feels blessed

South African choir feels blessed

Mary Awosika 29 January 2006 Sarasota Herald-Tribune Language barriers are broken when South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir sings praises. The group’s voice reflects the diverse religious landscape of the African nation, and its songs have been heard worldwide. “Through our music, people will learn a lot about the South African belief,” said choir director and [...]

January 29, 2006 Elaine Articles 0

Songs Out of Africa and America

Songs Out of Africa and America

14 August  2005 The Spirit of Things Radio National Program Transcript Rachael Kohn: Gospel music was first sung by African-Americans at the turn of the 20th century. Its lively, repetitive rhythms and use of harmony was one of the happier expressions of an oppressed people. Hello, I’m Rachael Kohn and today on The Spirit of [...]

August 14, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Unstoppable gospellers

Unstoppable gospellers

Laura Nelson 3 August 2005 Gold Coast Sun It has been a momentous year for the acclaimed Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa. In the past month, the choir has performed to a packed St Paul’s Cathedral for the City of London Festival and at Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 50th wedding anniversary in Johannesburg. It was [...]

August 3, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Take it as gospel, this choir has the spirit to entertain

Take it as gospel, this choir has the spirit to entertain

Rosalie Higson 2 August 2005 The Australian Joyous song and spirituality go hand in hand for the Soweto Gospel Choir. “We have a strong tradition of singing in South Africa,” said music director David Mulovhedzi in Sydney yesterday. “Gospel is our way.” The singers, who have found international fame since their first visit in 2003, [...]

August 2, 2005 Elaine Articles 0