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Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choirs

P.O. Box 28732, Oakland, CA 94604

The mission of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choirs is to inspire joy and unity among all people through black gospel and spiritual music traditions.

WE ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSION BY: · Performing Black Gospel & Spirituals with a diverse group of people · Creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion · Modeling and inspiring unity by the diversity of our membership and our joyful performance · Providing young people with positive youth development opportunities rooted in Spiritual and Gospel music education · Delivering a musical experience to institutionalized and under-served audiences, including performances at prisons, shelters and schools · Serving the general public with free and low cost performances · Performing at public, artistic, faith, and commercial events · Assisting other non-profit organizations in their outreach efforts · Bringing together a culturally and ethnically diverse audience at self-produced outreach events · Collaborating in cross-cultural musical projects · Inspiring and educating the public about the cultural, historical and political context of Spirituals and Gospel Music · Engaging in special projects, including the bi-annual music workshop, recordings and tours · Touching hearts and minds through our performances

Decision Maker
Terrance Kelly
Artistic Director/CoFounder
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