Gospel Choir

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
$15 ($10 students/seniors)
UW Gospel Choir

Phyllis Byrdwell leads the 100-voice gospel choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the Gospel tradition.

 

PR O G R A M

EVERYBODY CLAP YOUR HANDS................................................................................................ JOSHUA’S TROOP

PRETTY LITTLE BABY ...............................................................................................................................  Spiritual
Alexander Oki, guest soloist

JESUS IS A ROCK .................................................................................................................... arr. Glenn Burleigh

ALL IN HIS HANDS ................................................................................................................................. JOE PACE

JOY MEDLEY ............................... RICHARD SMALLWOOD  (b. 1948)/ TYE TRIBBET (b. 1976) arr. Marcus Pettit
Lovely Taidy / Marissa Williams / Rio Barber / Macklenzie Altig, soloists

AND WE ARE GLAD .............................................................................................................................Praise  Song
Patricia L. Hunter, guest soloist

EVEN ME ................................................................................................................................... arr. Michael Reid

GOD SAID IT/GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU .................................................... JAMES CLEVELAND (1931-1991)
Ben Johnson & Jessie Cameron, soloists

PSALM 8 ........................................................................................................... RICHARD SMALLWOOD  (b. 1948)
Marissa Garrett, guest soloist

JESUS, O WHAT A WONDERFUL CHILD/GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN ................................................. Spiritual
Bob Salim, soloist

SMILE............................................................................................................................ KIRK FRANKLIN (b. 1970)

THE BEST IS YET TO COME ................................................................................. DONALD LAWRENCE  (b. 1961)

Musicians:
Phyllis M. Byrdwell, director/keyboard  /  Ben Hagan, keyboard
Wadie Ervin, bass guitar  /  Anthony Brown, percussion  /  Patricia L. Hunter, percussion
UW GOSPEL CHOIR Phyllis M. Byrdwell, director

DIRECTOR BIO

Phyllis Byrdwell

Phyllis Byrdwell, director of the UW Gospel Choir, is Minister of Music at Mount Zion Baptist Church of Seattle and also a music educator for Lakeside School. She has conducted several seminar workshops on Gospel music throughout Washington state and nationally, and served as a songleader for the Baptist World Alliance conference in Birmingham, England in 2005.

Byrdwell was inducted into the Washington Music Educators Association's Hall of Fame in 2002 and serves on the Seattle Symphony Board of Directors.

A School of Music alumna, she holds a bachelor's degree in music and bachelor's and master's degrees in music education.

 

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