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    HPAC  101

  • Thursday 8:30 - Hodges

    Friday 9am Soundcheck


    Music Intro


    Choir Unison:

    Ladada Dom LadadaDom DaDom (1x)


    Choir Unison:

    Lift every voice and sing
    Till earth and heaven ring
    Ring with the harmonies of Liberty


    Let our rejoicing rise
    High as the listening skies
    Let it resound loud as the rolling sea


    Ladada Dom LadadaDom DaDom (2x)


    Choir Unison:

    Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us
    Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us


    KeKe Facing the rising sun of our new day begun
    Let us march on till victory is won



    Till victory is won 1x

    (Reimagine Upstate = leads)


    Choir in Harmony:

    Till victory is won 2

    (Reimagine Upstate = leads)


    Till victory is won 1x


    Yes Yes Yes Victory - 2x

    Till Victory is won ( End)

  • Thursday 8:30 - Hodges

    Friday 9am Soundcheck



    Surrounded by your glory

    What will my heart (feel 65)

    Will I dance for you Jesus

    Or in awe of you be (still 65)


    Will I stand in your presence

    To my knees will I (fall 65)


    Will I sing hallelujah (1123)(3345)(5561)


    Will I be able to speak (at all 365)


    I can onlyyyyy (5556) (imagine554)

    I can only imagine(5544443)

    OH, OH, OH, OH - Unison
    OH, OH, OH, OH - Harmony
    OH, OH, OH, OH - Harmony


    Sat -3457-3451-3457-45654321

    Alt - 1235 -1236-1235 - 23432165

    Ten - 5612-5613-5612 -61216543





  • Upcoming 2022 Events

    Save the dates.

    Due to Covid 19 there will not be much travel this semester.

    On Campus Pop Ups

    Meet other students

    Promote concert

    INvite new members


    Basketball Games

    Baptist Collegiate Ministry

    Other events

    Outdoor Concert

    ( Unplugged Worship Part 2)

    April 3 4:30pm Doors Open


    OTHER GUESTS College Choirs



    Chancellor Investiture

    April 15


    9:30 Call time

    class excuse provided

    Attire: Dressy Attire

    Gospel Concert












  • Syllabus

    Gospel Music Ensemble

    MUSC U128 001:

    Alphaeus Anderson 



    Rehearsals: Wednesday at 7:00pm in one of the four places. (Please email to be added to group me)

    HPAC - 101 Hall unless other places are communicated.


    Alternat rehearsal places are Amphitheater (Outside located) & Black box room


    Zoom is the platform of choice for Virtual sessions


    Course Description (1 credit hour): The directed performance of traditional and contemporary gospel music. No audition or prior experience is necessary. Mixture of Contemporary Gospel, Spirituals, Traditional Gospel and other inspirational music. The history and practices of Gospel music and worship will be explored. This course will demonstrate a high level of musicianship so that each student will be adequately prepared for work as a director of worship, private instructor, bandleader, composer, producer or professional performer.


    Grading Scale: For credit, you must attend at least 90% of rehearsals and performances to earn an A. To earn a B, at least 85%. To earn a C, at least 80%.


    Goals and objectives:

    The student will demonstrate an acceptable level of aural skills. Students will be assessed on musical terms demonstrated and practiced in the Gospel music style. There will be some sight reading. Music theory related to Gospel music will be explored. Students will be required to survey the history of Gospel music and worship.




    Students should take notes when necessary and record rehearsal with phones or digital recorder. Students are encouraged to practice material learned outside of class.


    Performance Dates: Performances are occasionally held on or off campus. Attendance is required.



    Dressy Option: Young ladies should have a nice black dress, skirt or dress slacks and black top. Young men should have a dress shirt, dark slacks.

    Please avoid tight fitting clothing, yoga pants, shorts, shoulders out, sneakers. Dress to impress.


    T-Shirt Option: Certain performances allow black t-shirt and jeans. Casual performances will be announced. Avoid tank tops, mid-drifts, and shirts with the shoulders and backs exposed.


    *Avoid flip flops and sandals.

    *Please iron clothing.

    *Gospel Choir t-shirt will be an option, if available.


    Travel: If the choir sings locally, students must provide own transportation. Any out-of-town travel will be by chartered bus. Please be on time.


    Occasional On Campus pop up “Flash Mob”

    * Call times subject to change.

    * Please be on time & dressed



    NOTE: Please familiarize yourself with the USC Upstate Code of Student Behavior and abide by it at all times. It can be found in your USC Upstate Student Handbook


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