Reverend Terrence SaDarryl Izzard, affectionately, known as Darryl
, is a native of Kershaw, South Carolina.
...At an early age Darryl acknowledged the call of God on his life and was licensed into the preaching ministry in May of 1990, at the Sandhill Baptist Church, Rev. Lonnie B. Patterson, Pastor.
...Reverend Izzard understands the balance between the natural man and the spiritual man and therefore obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, concentrating in Management from Benedict College with a minor in Marketing.Currently he is completing a Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies at Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina.
Musically, this man of God began serving the body of Christ at the young age of 14 as organist of the Ebenezer A.M.E. Zion Church
in Camden, S.C. where his
grandmother, the late Mrs. Beola Jones, served as his
first Minister of Music and his
grandfather, the late Rev. Ed Jones, was Pastor.Reverend Izzard later joined the Sandhill Baptist Church in Kershaw, SC where he served as Minister of Music from 1984-1989.While pursuing a degree in Music Education at the University of South Carolina, Darryl auditioned and was selected for membership on the University's Gsopel choir, A Touch of Faith.Not only did he serve as choir president for two years, but he began teaching and directing during this season as well. Knowing that this was a call and not a hobby, Izzard also joined the Orangeburg chapter of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, Inc. founded by the late Thomas A. Doresey and began to develop both spiritually and musically.In addition to serving two effective terms as National 1st Vice President of the Youth and Young Adult Department in this great convention, he also served as Youth Director of the Midlands Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America started by the late Reverend James Cleveland.Reverend Izzard
has impacted so many lives while serving in ministry.He
has established or helped to build music ministries that have reached hearts across the globe including: The Eau Claire High School Gospel Choir, The Revival Choir of Columbia, Three-One-Three Music Group, The Macedonia Baptist Church Music Ministry and the anointed Music and Worship Arts Ministry of Family Worship Church of God
One of the highlights of Izzard's musical career has been his
tenure as Director of the Award-Winning Benedict College Gospel Choir
leadership this choir has been noted as one of America's most outstanding collegiate gospel choir for the past several years at Black Music Caucus, National Collegiate Gospel Choir Competition.
...Reverend Izzard is also the founder of the Christ N U Youth Mass Choir, a 150 voice choir of young people from around the state of South Carolina.Reverend Darryl Izzard
is a humble servant who loves the Lord with all of his
heart, and believes strongly in the power of praise.His
life thought is, ,To God Be the Glory, Great Things He