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Sinclair College

MUS 1139 Contemporary Gospel Ensemble

The performance and presentation of mixed-voice choral literature from the African-American, spiritual and contemporary worship and praise music tradition. The ensemble will present at least one public concert per semester.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Music
Repeatable Credit: Yes
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Rehearse and present contemporary African American gospel music in a mixed voice choral format.
  • Articulate the correct stylistic characteristics of gospel music in the appropriate manner using proper vocal technique and tonal color.
  • Learn the fundamentals of presenting a concert, including wearing proper attire, stage etiquette, stage presence, microphone technique, and singing in proper choral formation. Present these learned fundamentals in a public concert on and off-campus.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2