The American Spiritual Ensemble

Feb 11, 2020
7:30 - 9:30pm EST
This event is free

Who can attend?

  • General public
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students


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Singers on risers


Everett McCorvey, founder and music director

The American Spiritual Ensemble is a critically acclaimed professional group composed of some of the finest singers in the classical music world. The vocalists have thrilled audiences around the world with their dynamic renditions of classic spirituals and Broadway numbers.

arr. W. Henry Smith: Walk Together, Children
Robert Morris: I Thank You Jesus

Alicia Helm, soprano soloist

Jacob's Ladder

Shenika Jordan, soprano soloist

arr. Stacey Gibbs: Every Time I Feel the Spirit

Richard Coleman, baritone soloist

arr. Johnie Dean: Oh! What A Beautiful City

Jeryl Cunning Fleming, soprano
Nicole Butler, soprano

arr. Jacqueline Hairston: My Good Lord's Done Been Here

Kenneth Overton, baritone

Traditional Negro Spiritual (arr. Dean): No More Auction Block/ Go Down Moses

Martin Hargrove, bass soloist
Edwin-Jhamal Davis, bass soloist

arr. James Miller: I Wanna Be Ready 

Hope Koehler, soprano

arr. Hall Johnson: Way Over in Beulah Land 
arr. Tedrin Blair Lindsay: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Kevin Webb, tenor soloist
Edwin-Jhamal Davis, bass soloist
Shenika John Jordan, soprano soloist

arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: John Saw De Numbah
arr. Roland Carter: You Must Have That True Religion

Nicole Butler, soprano soloist

arr. Roland Carter: Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing
arr. Moses Hogan: A Spiritual Reflection

Key'Mon Murrah, countertenor soloist

arr. Stacey V. Gibbs: Great God Almighty
arr. Robert Morris: Excerpts from Lyric Suite


Adapted by Everett McCorvey and Tedrin Blair Lindsay

Jeryl Cunningham-Fleming, Alicia Helm, Hope Koehler, Courtney Porter

Traditional: This Little Light of Mine

Key'Mon Murrah, countertenor
Kay'Mon Murrah, tenor

arr. Phillip McIntyre/ Tedrin Blair Lindsay: Sit Down Servant, Sit Down

John Wesley Wright, Kenneth Overton, Edwin Cotton, Kevin Webb, Michael Parham

arr. Margaret Bonds: Dry Bones

Chauncey Packer, tenor

arr. Timothy Amukele: Stand the Storm

Jeryl Cunningham-Fleming, soprano 

Herbert Kretzmer/ Claude-Michel Schönberg: Bring Him Home from Les Misérables

John Wesley Wright, tenor 

Jerome Kern/ Oscar Hammerstein: Ol' Man River from Show Boat

Edwin-Jhamal Davis, bass

arr. Everett McCorvey/ Keith McCutchen: Old Time Religion/ When the Saints

Courtney Porter, mezzo-soprano soloist

Elton John/ Tim Rice: Circle of Life from The Lion King

John Wesley Wright, Taiwan Norris, and Erica Gabriel

Who can attend?

  • General public
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students


Tickets required. For tickets, call 667-208-6620 or visit


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