Registration is now open (www.HowSweetTheSoundBootcamp.com) for the unique two-day program that offers choirs the chance to receive music instruction from some of the most respected names in the gospel industry, perfect their skills, network, and learn more about the upcoming 2011 Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound choir celebration. In addition to Lawrence, who will act as Head Master, gospel notables V. Michael McKay, Judith McAllister, JJ Hairston, Aaron Lindsey, James Robinson and Earl Bynum will each serve as Choir Masters, leading seminars and workshops designed to empower choirs to further develop their talent and music ministry. Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound Choir Boot Camp will take place from Jan. 12 to 15 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn.
This Stellar Awards season, Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound is bringing gospel fans more of what they want! Verizon is introducing the Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound Boot Camp, presented in partnership with the Stellar Awards and lead by GRAMMY ® Award-winning artist, writer and producer, Donald Lawrence.
There are photo and interview opportunties available with the participating gospel talent on Wednesday, January 12 at 6:430 pm at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in the Hermitage Ballroom. Additionally, media may experience the Boot Camp themselves to witness the incredible journey these choirs are embarking on and the once-in-a-lifetime education they are receiving!
The fun doesn’t stop there. On Saturday, January 15, Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound’s “Best Church Choir in America,” Voices of Destiny, will be performing at the Stellar Awards in a tribute to the legendary Donald Lawrence. The Compton-based choir, recently featured on NBC Nightly News, will be available for interviews on the Red Carpet prior to the Award Show.