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Quick Thinking Secures Soweto Choir for Spiritual Awakening

Quick Thinking Secures Soweto Choir for Spiritual Awakening

The Soweto Gospel Choir visited WRAL-TV while in the Triangle as part of their 2005 United States performance tour and managed to work an impromptu television show taping into their busy schedule while they were here. The Soweto Gospel Choir performed at Duke University’s Page Auditorium on Tuesday, February 1 at 8pm. While in town [...]

February 19, 2005 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

African Gratitude

African Gratitude

Carol Cooper February 15th 2005 The Village Voice Sure, black Americans “Africanized” white protestant hymns to invent spirituals and contemporary gospel . But leave it to a native ensemble to prove how much more “African” inspirational Christian psalmody could be. On February 4 the 24-voice Soweto Gospel Choir gave Carnegie’s Zankel Hall a program of [...]

February 15, 2005 Elaine Reviews 0

SGC at Dartmouth

SGC at Dartmouth

In this lively and interactive lecture/demonstration, the Soweto Gospel Choir demonstrated their flawless vocal dynamics, discussed the power of the drum in Africa, and showed its inextricable link to dance. The group selected volunteers from the Dartmouth Gospel Choir and members of Hafiz Shabazz’s “Oral Traditions” class to play rhythms, dance, and sing along with [...]

February 9, 2005 Elaine Photos 0

Interview: Soweto Gospel Choir discusses their music and performs

Interview: Soweto Gospel Choir discusses their music and performs

4 February 2005 NPR: All Things Considered MELISSA BLOCK, host: From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I’m Melissa Block. And joining us here in our studios are members of the Soweto Gospel Choir. Named for the township in South Africa, where the choir is based, the 26-member group is on tour in the [...]

February 4, 2005 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir: ‘Voices from Heaven’

Soweto Gospel Choir: ‘Voices from Heaven’

By Melissa Block All Things Considered, NPR Music February 4, 2005 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir combines traditional African gospel and Western Christian music to form a rich, unique sound. In a visit to NPR, members of the group perform songs from their new CD, Voices from Heaven. [...]

February 4, 2005 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 1

Extended Promo Video: Blessed Era

Extended Promo Video: Blessed Era

Extended promotional video/fan video circa Blessed era. Songs featured: Hlanganani, Jerusalem, Vuma, Paradise Road, Bayete and Thina Simnqobile. Clips feautred: Concert footage, 2003 46664 Concert, BBC feature from Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Airport: Edinburgh. Choir members featured: Thembisa Khuzwayo [...]

January 22, 2005 Elaine Videos 0

SGC on the ‘Today Show’

SGC on the ‘Today Show’

The Choir sings a medley of ‘Woza Meli Wami’ and ‘Oh Happy Day’ on NBC’s Today Show, January 16, 2005. [...]

January 16, 2005 Elaine Videos 0

Redemption songs

Redemption songs

Once a byword for struggle against apartheid, Soweto is now firmly on the tourist trail. As it celebrates its centenary, Gwyn Topham visits the townships Gwyn Topham The Guardian 23 September 2004 Of all the places to get a sense of deja vu, Soweto would have been unlikely to top my list. And yet the [...]

September 23, 2004 Elaine Articles 0

London Concert Photos

London Concert Photos

Photos taken at the Royal Festival Hall in London, England on September 11th, 2004. [...]

September 11, 2004 Elaine Photos 0

Photos: London Concert

Photos: London Concert

The Soweto Gospel Choir perform in London, England on September 11, 2004. [...]

September 11, 2004 Elaine Photos 0