Small, medium-sized and large Black gospel choirs are in high demand. They’re becoming more popular at weddings, parties and corporate events. It all started when the legendary Kingdom Choir, founded by Karen Gibson, injected fun and energy into Prince Andrew and Meghan’s royal wedding.
Since then, there’s been a great deal of requests for vibrant black gospel choirs. But let’s consider this… Who is the best gospel choir to bring joy to your event?
The thing is, amazing choirs are competitors. However, they make allowance for each other’s great successes. From modern gospels, classic soul and rhythm and blues hits, esteemed black gospel choirs are performing throughout Europe and globally.
So, getting back to my question… what awesome choir would sound good at your event? I selected 10 of the best black gospel choirs in the Netherlands. All you have to do is pick a group that ticks your music entertainment needs boxes…
Black Gospel Choirs
ABC Gospel Choir
ABC Gospel Choir, a small Amsterdam based collective of five to ten vocalists are a bunch of fun loving, energetic and wonderfully skilled singers, entertainers and seasoned artists. Their unique and pure entertainment style is sure to make your wedding, party or event memorable. Not only that, but ABC customise their song playlist to suit you and your guests’ enjoyment.
Black Gospel Experience (BGE)
By the way, Clifton Grep is Black Gospel Experience mass choir [± fifty members] music director, band leader and composer. Passionate about this genre, as a vocalist with More Gospel Singers he’s working hard to put black American gospel distinctly on the map. So, whether you are a believer or non-believer, it’s worth experiencing the wondrous and astonishing sounds of authentic Christian music.
Alternatively, Breeze was founded in 2005. And under the musical direction of Elvis Ediagbonya, performs inspirational black gospel. In addition, this award-winning vocal group consists of three women and one man. Needless to say, their melodious vocals and gospel style have echoed all over the Netherlands and Hungary.
Now, we move on to Elvis E [Elvis Ediagbonya] a talented pianist | conductor who is actively involved in the gospel scene. Working closely with various celebrated gospel artists, his charity benefits and concerts are jaw-dropping events. Along with Yahweh gospel trio and his mass choir tours, this renowned composer is also a outstanding singer.
Next on the list, is the legendary G-Roots, founded in 2002 by three first-rate black gospel soloists. The group of singers have expanded and now house twelve core members. Note, you can book this supreme gospel choir in various formations of up to 20 singers or more with a live band. Another thing, G-Roots performance style creates the perfect ambiance at your event.
Let’s not forget another large choir Gospel Boulevard. They’re an extraordinary group under the inspiring leadership of conductor André Bijleveld. Their voices are well known nationwide. I’ll just add that André Bijleveld was a popular jury member of the Dutch choir show “Korenslag”. In addition, Gospel Boulevard leaves a good impression at festivals, churches and theaters.
And there’s more… Far Out, one of Hollands influential Black Gospel Choirs, have been performing since 1995. The group of five excellent vocalists, two men and three women love weddings, parties and company events. Far Out has performed with Mariah Carey, Celine Dion and Denise Jannah. Just imagine this choir staging a performance at your gathering, and the excitement it would create.
The New Gospel Sensation
Meanwhile, the New Gospel Sensation is a high impact, energetic and dynamic black gospel choir. Make no mistake, these professional gospel singers are setting the tone for many Dutch gospel choirs in the Netherlands. Basically, they’ve become a household name within celebrity land. Captivating audiences with their powerful vocals and choreographed dance moves, this ensemble ensure your celebrations will be a talked about success.
In the event that your wedding or party budget doesn’t stretch far, the Wazzup Singers advanced choir can step in. This project choir of more than ten singers created by DGAI – Dutch Gospel Arts Institute is available for your special function. These mature students have entertained the crowds at Lowlands, Tijd voor Max TV, Circus Gerschtanowitz – SBS6. What’s more, they have a regular slot at the yearly Gospel Festival in Amsterdam.
ZO! Gospel Choir
Last but not least, ranked at the end of the black gospel choirs list is the medium sized group ZO! Gospel Choir. They’re at the top of their game. Remarkably, this premium choir of 20 – 30 singers has a unique style, young dynamic stage performance and an international sound, look and feel. Exclusively booked for celebrity, luxury party events and A-list corporate music productions, your guests are in for a once in a lifetime treat.
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