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gospel music historian , Music educator , soloist

John Lewis Lloyd, music educator, gospel music historian, soloist. Recipient City Council Citation, Senate Pennsylvania United States House of Representatives, Philadelphia. Organizer, president Greater Philadelphia Choral Chapter; director Reunion Choir Philadelphia, since 1988; board trustees Center for Economic & Law Charter School; Member National Convention Gospel Choirs and Choruses (organizer Greater Philadelphia chapter, board directors).

Background

Lloyd, John Lewis was born on January 7, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Lewis and Frances Virginia (Boardley) Lloyd.

Education

Student, Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, 1979-1982, 97—. Student, Combs College Music, Philadelphia, 1986. Student, Temple University.

Career

Director, Wayland Temple Baptist Church Male Chorus, Philadelphia, 1980-1992; director, Reunion Choir of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, since 1988; director, F.C. Singers, since 1988; director, Chanteers, 1992-1994; head teacher, RHDS Rainbow Cmty. Headstart

voice major Dorothy Pearson Studio Music. National supervisor National Soloist Bureau.

Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Avocations: collecting old gospel sheet music and records. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer (Civil Defense) Gospel Music of the Masters, volunteer I & II, 2000. Public hymns and spirituals in gospel form. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Organizer, president Greater Philadelphia Choral Chapter. Director Reunion Choir Philadelphia, since 1988. Board trustees Center for Economic & Law Charter School.

Member National Convention Gospel Choirs and Choruses (organizer Greater Philadelphia chapter, board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting old gospel sheet music and records.

Connections

father:
John Lewis Lloyd

mother:
Frances Virginia (Boardley) Lloyd