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David Mulovhedzi

Songs of praise

Songs of praise

Gwyn Topham The Guardian September 8 2004 Its singers were recruited in the township churches of South Africa. Now the Soweto Gospel Choir is selling out shows on almost every continent. It’s difficult to think of anything that could make this particularly bleak area of Johannesburg feel uplifting. But in a community hall in rundown, [...]

September 8, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

The voice of the people

The voice of the people

By Beth Pearson 3 August 2004 The Herald Soweto Gospel Choir is bringing the sound of Africa to Scotland. All they ask in return is a little support for the sufferers of HIV in their homeland. By Beth Pearson A few minutes ago, David Mulovhedzi was leading the Soweto Gospel Choir in a short performance [...]

August 3, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

Music can make a difference

Music can make a difference

By Fiona Shepherd 31 July 2004 The Scotsman The Yeoville Recreation Centre, close to downtown Johannesburg, looks like any church or community hall. Its municipal austerity is brightened up by children’s drawings pinned to the walls. There is a modest stage at one end of the room and the obligatory leak in the roof at [...]

July 31, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

The lion sings tonight

The lion sings tonight

By Tan Shzr Ee 1 June 2004 Straits Times You’ve heard the pop version of The Lion Sleeps Tonight. Now hear the authentic 1939 South African version by the Soweto Gospel Choir After hearing The Lion Sleeps Tonight a few hundred times, you’ll never listen to a cappella music the same way again. Or so [...]

May 1, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

Spreading the word via song

Spreading the word via song

By Jon Hart 18 March 2003 Adelaide Advertiser They’ve only been together since last November yet the 32-voice Soweto Gospel Choir from South Africa are already about to embark on their first international tour. Founded in South Africa by Australian producers who could see the opportunities in touring such a show, the choir features the [...]

March 18, 2003 Elaine Articles 0

Harmony in songs of peace and hope – it’s a soul thing

Harmony in songs of peace and hope – it’s a soul thing

By Jane Faulkner February 26 2003 Sydney Morning Herald Gospel music can change a person’s life. Just ask David Mulovhedzi, choirmaster with the Soweto Gospel Choir, in Australia for a series of concerts. He explains its allure, firstly, by singing a couple of bars from Holy City and the small room fills with the most [...]

February 26, 2003 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto choirmaster preaches the gospel

Soweto choirmaster preaches the gospel

By Jennie Jones 21 February 2003 Daily Telegraph If South African choirmaster David Mulovhedzi could unite the world, even just for a couple of hours, he’d do it through music. Nowhere would be left out, including the Central Coast, where he will bring his 32-strong Soweto Gospel Choir next month. “Gospel is such a wonderful [...]

February 21, 2003 Elaine Articles 0

Lord gave them gift of tongues

Lord gave them gift of tongues

By Alison Barclay 21 February 2003 Daily Telegraph Soweto Gospel Choir Various venues Music Can talking in too many languages lead to an over-developed tongue? David Mulovhedzi speaks 11 – not just the Zulu, Afrikaans and English that are the main modes of chatter in his native South Africa but also Xitsonga, Venda, SiSwati, Setswana, [...]

February 21, 2003 Elaine Articles 0

The Beat – Voices of praise

The Beat – Voices of praise

By Denise Everton 20 February 2003 Illawarra Mercury There’s a fresh, sweet sound emanating from South Africa and Australia will be the first international destination to hear it. The Soweto Gospel Choir aims to spread the word of God through its music while simultaneously celebrating the spirit and traditions of the South African culture. Choirmaster [...]

February 20, 2003 Elaine Articles 0

The Mad Minute with David Mulovhedzi

The Mad Minute with David Mulovhedzi

5 February 2003 MX Direct from Africa, the Soweto Gospel Choir will perform a program of tribal, traditional and popular African gospel in the first tour of Australia. Earthy rhythms, rich harmonies, a capella and charismatic performances will combine to uplift the soul. Q.How long have you been involved with the choir? A.I have been [...]

February 5, 2003 Elaine Articles 0