Gospel Choir

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 7:30pm
$10 all tickets
Phyllis Byrdwell directs the UW Gospel Choir.
Phyllis Byrdwell directs the UW Gospel Choir.

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

PROGRAM

Let Everything That Hath Breath ............................................................................................Twinkie Clark-Terrell

Right Now ................................................Smokie Norful

Medley: Ride On King Jesus / In That Great Getting’ Up Morning...........Spiritual

The Lord Is My Light ......................................Andre Crouch

Soloists: Cassandra Chee, Ariana Mixon, Jerrin Padre

New Revelation............................................................. Charles Mitchell & Percy Gray, Jr.

Psalm 8 ................................................................................. Richard Smallwood

Soloist: Esther Jang

I Cannot Tell It All ........................................................................................Kevon Carter

You Covered Me ............................................................................ Dr. R. A. Vernon

Soloists: Sophia Gillmen, Kyle Tong

Medley: How Excellent! / Total Praise ...............................................................................Brenda Joyce Moore

Sacrifice of Praise ...............................................................................Kirk Dearman

Callers: Colten Sturlaugson, Boon Huish

MUSICIANS:

Phyllis M. Byrdwell, Director & Keyboard

Tony Mobley, Bass Guitar Ben Hagan, Keyboard

Anthony Brown, Percussion Patricia Hunter, Percussion


 

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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