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Pastor Chantel Renee Wright

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Brick City Chorus Director

Phone: (973) ***-****  HQ Phone
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
One Center Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
United States

Company Description: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Advanced Vocal Music Instructor
    New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • Choral Director and Founder
    Songs of Solomon
  • Pastor and Professor
    Songs of Solomon
  • Pastor
    Pneuma Ministries
  • Artistic Director
    Queens Symphony Orchestra Youth Gospel Choir
  • Minister of Music
    Macedonia Baptist Church
  • Program Director
    SONGS OF SOLOMON ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS
  • Founder and Artistic Director of the Ensemble, Program Director
    SONGS OF SOLOMON ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Songs of Solomon
  • Founder
    Pneuma Ministries
  • Founder
    Inspirational Ensemble , Inc.
  • Director
    Girls Choir of Harlem

Education

  • BA degree , Music Education
    VanderCook College of Music
  • instrumental and vocal music
    Professional Performing Arts High School
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Web References
Chantel Wright (Advanced ...
www.njpac.org, 18 July 2014 [cached]
Chantel Wright (Advanced Vocal Music Instructor)
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Pastor Wright is a native of Chicago, Illinois where she started her career as an award winning choral conductor. She received her formal education at VanderCook College of Music where she received her BA degree in Music Education. Ms. Wright started her professional career in Atlanta, Georgia where she served on the music staff of the Ebenezer Baptist Church, home of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and as an educator in the Dekalb County Public Schools where her choirs performed theFrostiana by Randall Thompson at Carnegie Hall. In New York, Chantel hit the ground running as the new Director of the Girls Choir of Harlem, as well as Minister of Music at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, New York. An honor celebrated by few women, Ms. Wright gave her gifts to the young people of Queens, New York as the Artistic Director of the Queens Symphony Orchestra Youth Gospel Choir. Not only did she gather valuable experience as an orchestral conductor, her work with the orchestra encouraged her to incorporate her own non-profit organization, SONGS OF SOLOMON: An Inspirational Ensemble, Inc. The ensemble has toured the East Coast, Florida, Wisconsin, Chicago, Atlanta, Texas, Detroit, Utah, Vegas, and Canada and recently worked with the "Y.E.S." program in Bermuda. Chantel is sought after as a choral clinician nationally and internationally and for the past two years she held voice workshops at the Roma Gospel Festival in Italy. As an envoy for the United States Department of Arts and Culture, Pastor Wright sojourned to Zimbabwe bringing youth together for a week of inspiration at the Harare International Festival for the Arts. She is the recipient of the New York Times Teacher's Who Matters Most Award, Who's Who among American Teachers, The Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble Community Service Award and the Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Community Service Award and the Riverside Club for Education. She loves God, Music and Children: her life is dedicated to the pursuit of all three.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center :: Faculty
www.njpac.org, 18 July 2014 [cached]
CHANTEL WRIGHT, Brick City Chorus Director
Pastor Wright is a native of Chicago, Illinois where she started her career as an award winning choral conductor. She received her formal education at VanderCook College of Music where she received her BA degree in Music Education. Ms. Wright started her professional career in Atlanta, Georgia where she served on the music staff of the Ebenezer Baptist Church, home of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and as an educator in the Dekalb County Public Schools where her choirs performed the Frostiana by Randall Thompson at Carnegie Hall. In New York, Chantel hit the ground running as the new Director of the Girls Choir of Harlem, as well as Minister of Music at the Macedonia Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, New York. An honor celebrated by few women, Ms. Wright gave her gifts to the young people of Queens, New York as the Artistic Director of the Queens Symphony Orchestra Youth Gospel Choir. Not only did she gather valuable experience as an orchestral conductor, her work with the orchestra encouraged her to incorporate her own non-profit organization, SONGS OF SOLOMON: An Inspirational Ensemble, Inc. The ensemble has toured the East Coast, Florida, Wisconsin, Chicago, Atlanta, Texas, Detroit, Utah, Vegas, and Canada and recently worked with the "Y.E.S." program in Bermuda. Chantel is sought after as a choral clinician nationally and internationally and for the past two years she held voice workshops at the Roma Gospel Festival in Italy. As an envoy for the United States Department of Arts and Culture, Pastor Wright sojourned to Zimbabwe bringing youth together for a week of inspiration at the Harare International Festival for the Arts. She is the recipient of the New York Times Teacher's Who Matters Most Award, Who's Who among American Teachers, The Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble Community Service Award and the Ephesus Seventh Day Adventist Community Service Award and the Riverside Club for Education. She loves God, Music and Children: her life is dedicated to the pursuit of all three.
Founded in 2001 by veteran conductor, ...
www.harlemonestop.com, 28 June 2013 [cached]
Founded in 2001 by veteran conductor, Chantel Renee Wright, SONGS OF SOLOMON remains true to its mission. Ms. Wright is a firm believer that arts education stimulates children spiritually and intellectually, builds the family through its commitment to a child's development, and gives a sense of pride and ownership to a community.
Led by Chantel Wright, ...
www.carnegiehall.org, 18 Oct 2012 [cached]
Led by Chantel Wright, choral director and founder of youth gospel group Songs of Solomon, the project will incorporate 24 participants into a choir that will learn African, gospel, and new music over the course of two weeks, which they will then perform in a final concert for their families and residents and staff of the facility.
Chantel Wright and The Songs of ...
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Chantel Wright and The Songs of Solomon Inspirational Ensemble
Pastor Chantel Renee Wright loves God, Music and Children-and her life is dedicated to the pursuit of all three. She is the founder and director of the non-profit organization, Songs of Solomon: An Inspirational Ensemble, Inc., and her exquisite gospel choir fires up the soul and transforms hearts, one performance at a time.
he Ensemble has toured the United States and Canada and has performed with opera's great Jessye Norman and with Elton John at Radio City Music Hall. Today the Ensemble finds itself as a mainstay at the world famous Carnegie Hall. But most of all, the choir is committed to spreading the Good News.
Wright is pastor and founder of Pneuma Ministries in Harlem, and lends her gifts to the vocal music department of the Steinhardt School of Music at New York University. Prior, she served as Director of the Girls' Choir of Harlem; Artistic Director of the Queens Symphony Orchestra Youth Gospel Choir; and is a recipient of the New York Times Teachers Who Matter Most award. A native of Chicago, she received her formal education at VanderCook College of Music.
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