The Gospel Weekend was such a success that we are already preparing a second edition for 2017!
Interested in attending? More info soon here in our website... but you can drop us a line to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact us if you want to export the Gospel Weekend format to other countries ;)
We had an unique experience with three of the best European gospel choir conductors, a weekend full of music, feelings and rythm with international singers!
In this first edition we had an outstanding time with Moisès Sala, conductor of The Gospel Viu Choir (Spain), Didier Likeng, conductor of Gospel For Life (Belgium) and Fred Lewin, conductor of Good News Gospel Choir / Alleluia Singers (France).
You can see the pictures of the event in our Facebook site.
Pianist, musician, economist and one of the references in the Gospel Choirs condution in Spain, with a large career path in front of one of the most prestigious ensembles in Spain, The Gospel Viu Choir. The choir is focused in achieving musical excellence and also in his solidary project to help the children, Gospel Sense Fronteres (Gospel without borders), that has already collaborated with different associations during for 10 years now, to help fundraising for children in disadvantaged situation in different countries, and also went to give Gospel music classes to children in India and Madagascar.
He often gives Masterclasses, Seminars, Spirituals and Gospel Workshops around the country and also in Europe for public organisms and private companies, professional and amateur choirs, universities, children and youth choirs...
Moisès is also teacher in the Postgraduate Course in Musical Education, directed by Dr. Josep Gustems at Barcelona University. He also is the responsible of the Gospel & Spirituals Summer Courses at Girona University.
Originary from Camerun, born in Yaundé and living in Belgium, Didier is a musician with a large experience with choirs and at the stage. His passion for Negro Spirituals and the Gospel started at a very young age,, singing with just 11 years old at his church's choir. When he was only 13, started to conduct different ensembles in Camerun.
Didier plays several instruments, and among of being a successful gospel choir conductor, is a great singer, composer, arranger and artistic producer with more than 50 albums produced for different artists. He toured all around Europe and made workshops and Masterclasses worldwide (Spain, France, Poland, Switzerland, Belgium, England, Italy, Luxemburg, The Nederlands, Germany, United States, Canada and Caribbean).
In 1992 created "The Marvellous Gospel Singers" in Belgium and also conducted different choirs like "The Zion Gospel Spirit", "Gospel Wings" or "Golden Gospel Voices" performing in his artistic career more than 2500 concerts. Since 2005 is the Gospel teachar at the ESMUC (Superior School of Music of Catalonia) in Barcelona.
Fred, with his funny character and powerfool voice is a veteran in the international gospel scene, singing his message for 20 years now. This unconventional son of an English Pastor, transformed the prejudices and classical image that you may have of the gospel genre: his compositions will make you sing, dance and jump of your seat.
He conducts the Good News Gospel Choir in and the Alleluia Singers in Southern France, he travels around Europe with his voice technique and gospel Masterclasses, and also presenting his personal project, FredL Gospel. His musical quality is comparable to his goodness, always involved in charity causes bringing a message of hope to those who need it the most. In his workshops and through his music, he communicates positivity, happiness, euforia, and also releases his sorrows. He definitely is a balm for the soul.