Gospel Rising Music Festival

Dublin May 17th – 19th 2019

Music, workshops & fun for everyone!

Choral Workshop: The King of Gospel

Long before he was the King of Rock, Elvis loved gospel music.  In fact , it may surprise you to learn that in the length of his career Elvis won only three Grammys and that all of these were for his gospel recordings.

From his early childhood in rural Mississippi he was exposed to religious music.  His mother once told a reporter that during church services he would wriggle off her knee and scramble up to the platform to stand in front of the choir and watch them sing.

This workshop will look at some of the songs that Elvis loved and how he made them some of the biggest hits of their time.

Facilitator soon to be announced!

Brought to you with the support of:

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