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March 3, 2015 - The Archdiocese of Boston Black Catholic Choir 4th Annual Gospel Music Workshop featuring Thomas Wade Jefferson

Regarded as an accomplished performer in both the classical and popular genres, Thomas has collaborated with numerous vocal artists including the late worldrenowned bass-baritone, William Warfield. In addition, he has performed with various choral and gospel groups such as the All-City Elementary Youth Chorus and the Voices of Resurrection, with whom he toured Vienna and Australia, respectively.
 
Jefferson was a participant in the Eleventh International Chopin Piano Competition in Poland, and has performed as a recitalist across the country and within the Chicago area. As a skilled music transcriber, he has transcribed the music of gospel artists such as Kirk Franklin and Walter Hawkins, to name a few. Thomas' hymn arrangements are published by Augsburg Press. Currently, Thomas serves on the piano faculty of the Sherwood Conservatory of Music, and is music minister at the Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows on Chicago's west side. In addition, Thomas is music editor of World Library Publications' IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH, music from the African American Community Series.
 
Friday March 6, 2015 7pm-9pm and Saturday March 7th, 2015 9am-3pm (lunch included) St. Katharine Drexel Parish 517 Blue Hill Ave Grove Hall, MA 02121 The cost for the workshop is $15, payable to ABBCC. Please click the link below to let us know if you can join us.