CANCELED: Gospel Choir

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 7:30pm
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1634 19th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 - Google Map
FREE
  • Phyllis Byrdwell conducts the Gospel Choir on Dec. 2 (photo: Gary Louie).
    Phyllis Byrdwell conducts the Gospel Choir on March 8 at Mount Zion Baptist Church (photo: Gary Louie).

This concert has been cancelled.

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

Note: This concert is at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1634 19th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.  


Program

When He Calls Me................................................................................................... James Cleveland (1931-1991)

How Excellent! .......................................................................................................... Richard Smallwood (b. 1948)

Joy, Joy, Joy ......................................................................................................................................... Joy of Praise

Soloist: Ben Hagan

Grant Me a Blessing ......................................................................................................... Donald Vail (1948-1997)

Finish Strong ................................................................................................................. Jonathan Nelson (b. 1974)

Soloist: Kyle Tong

You Are My Strength ...................................................................................................... William Murphy (b. 1973)

Soloist: Leslyn Jones-Petitt

I’ll Tell It........................................................................................................................... New Jersey Massed Choir

Soloists: Julianne Ha & Kalia Hobbs

I Will Bless the Lord .................................................................................................................... Joe Pace (b. 1965)

Smile .................................................................................................................................... Kirk Franklin (b. 1970)

Watch Me Praise Him .......................................................................................................Anthony Brown (b. 1981)

Soloists: Ola Jackson & Jessica Price

Victory ............................................................................................................................. Yolanda Adams (b. 1961)

Soloist: Sylvia Jones


Director Bio
Phyllis Byrdwell

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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