Gospel Choir

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
$10 all tickets
Gospel Choir

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

Program

Worship the Lord / I Get Excited ....................................................... Edwin Hawkins (arr. Byrdwell)  

Total Praise ........................................................................................................ Richard Smallwood  

Not Unto Us ............................................................................................................ Israel Houghton
Hanna Youn & Jenna Sanders, soloists  

Pretty Little Baby .................................................................................................................. Spiritual
Alexander Oki, soloist  

Fix Me ................................................................................................................. Dr. Raymond Wise  

Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child / Go Tell It on the Mountain ......................................... Spiritual
Kalia Hobbs, soloist  

I Am Your Song ...................................................................................................... Jonathan Nelson  

Victory ...................................................................................................................... Yolanda Adams
Katherine Van Bebber, soloist  

Someday .............................................................................................................................. Spiritual
Malaelupe Samifua, soloist  

Sing Praises ........................................................................................................ Jonathan Alvarado  

Again, I Say Rejoice ................................................................................................ Israel Houghton 

 

CONDUCTOR 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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