Join us on Saturday March 3rd at the Portofino Bay Hotel in Universal Orlando for an evening of powerful Negro spirituals for voice and piano, the presenting of CARL MAULTSBY PRIZE and GRADY-RAYAM PRIZE awards, and warm hospitality in a truly elegant setting. Our 2018 World-Premiere Gala is expressly dedicated to the memory of our late colleague Darin M. Whyland. Click to RSVP and purchase seating

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Preserving America's slave-era Negro spiritual songs - tunes and rhythms from the past that infuse our present age with hope for the future - is at the heart of all we do.


Thrusting young artists into the future by coaching and mentoring them musically, nurturing and shaping them professionally, and supporting their scholastic goals financially is our passion.


Presenting first-class music through programs that uplift audience members, renew their spirits and rekindle their commitment to justice, equality and civility is our gift to the community.

Listen to our featured Negro Spirituals


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Sweet Jesus

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Soon Ah Will Be Done

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Ride On King Jesus

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