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Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

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February 07th 2018: The Lavender Pen Tour: Fearless Leaders

After the presidential election of 2016, two choir directors were looking for a way to take action. The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus thought a tour of the southern states might give the choir an opportunity to offer solace and call attention to anti LGBTQ legislation. The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir was moved by the message of inclusion and social activism and signed on. So the two directors, Tim Seelig and Terrance Kelly, collaborated to create a tour that would bring inspiration and support at every stop. The tour did just that, but what they couldn't have predicted was the magic that

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Terrance Kelly

Terrance Kelly is an Emmy Award winning vocalist, composer and choir director, has been called everything from “a man of great passion and conviction” to a “demanding taskmaster” to “an absolute musical genius.” And to prove them all, he has garnered extensive credentials in both gospel and jazz music.
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Tim Seelig

Tim Seelig is conductor, singer, teacher and motivational speaker. In addition to Artistic Director of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, he continues a busy guest-conducting schedule throughout the U.S. and across the globe. He is Conductor Emeritus of the Turtle Creek Chorale, which he conducted for 20 years while also serving on the faculty at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Seelig holds four degrees, including the Doctor of Musical Arts and the Diploma from the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. He has authored seven books and DVDs on choral music. His recordings have been on Billboard Top Ten and iTunes Top Ten classical charts and a PBS documentary about his chorus’ journey through th
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones 18/09/2020 01:00 18/09/2020 02:00 Good Grief with Cheryl Jones https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones After the presidential election of 2016, two choir directors were looking for a way to take action. The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus thought a tour of the southern states might give the choir an opportunity to offer solace and call attention to anti LGBTQ legislation. The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir was moved by the message of inclusion and social activism and signed on. So the two directors, Tim Seelig and Terrance Kelly, collaborated to create a tour that would bring inspiration and support at every stop. The tour did just that, but what they couldn't have predicted was the magic that would happen between members of the two choirs and the profound experience all three hundred people would have. Join both directors on Good Grief as they talk about the power of music as a tool for justice, about what impacted them as directors on the tour, and what they imagine in the future to continue the incredible momentum the tour created. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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