• Welcome

  • Hello Members of TSP.  This is your page. It was created to be a hub for disseminating information, such as upcoming rehearsals and events, and to assist you with learning the various pieces of music that we will be performing.  I hope you find it to be a helpful resource. .



    M. Roger Holland, II


  • The Spirituals Project

  • Lamont webpage, The Spirituals Project

    The following link will take you to the DU Lamont School of Music webpage that has information about The Spirituals Project, including our current performing activities.  Feel free to share it with your friends, but not our portfolio page, which is private and exclusively for TSP members.  The Lamont homepgae has a list of "Special Pages" at the bottom (this is an update). The very first item on the list is "The Spirituals Project Choir."


    Lamont Home Page: https://www.du.edu/ahss/lamont/index.html

    Direct link to The Spirituals Project page: https://www.du.edu/ahss/lamont/get-involved-hire-us-summer-acad/spirituals-project/


  • Colorado Public Radio

    Monday, February 5th, The Spirituals Project will be the focus of Colorado Public Radio's Colorado Matters, airing at 10:00am and 7:00pm at 90.1 FM.


    After the program airs on Monday, a permanent link to the program will be posted in perpetuity on the CPR website (www.cpr.org), on the Colorado Matters page (http://www.cpr.org/news/podcast/colorado-matters), where anyone can access the full program online at a time that is convenient for them.


  • TSP at Shorter AME 150th - Evening news clip

    10/27/18 - Evening news

  • Community Announcements

  • Regular rehearsals resume Monday, March 28, 2022

    Regular rehearsals resume  Monday, March 28 at 7pm through the end of the season, with our 2 big concerts on May 14 and two with Kantorei on May 21/22.

  • May 14th Concert Flyer (available for download in Flyers 2022 Tab folder)

  • Link to Kantorei, May 21/22 Concert - ticket purchase ($25)

    Journey to Freedom with Kantorei and TSP

  • Tentative Concert Dates, September 2021 – May 2022

    1 – Friday, February 4, 2022 CANCELLED


    2 – Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022  

    TSP Winter Concert. Collaboration with Soul Stories

    Location: Gates Hall

    Time: 7:30 PM

    Call time: 5:30pm on Gates stage

    Music order:

    • The Angels Keep A-Watchin’ (All Night, All Day) – Traditional Spiritual
    • Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel – Traditional Spiritual
    • Balm in Gilead – Traditional Spiritual
    • Ain’t-a That Good News – Traditional Spiritual
    • I Don’t Feel No Ways Tired – Traditional Spiritual
    • We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace – Traditional Spiritual
    • Hold On (Keep Your Hand on the Plow) – Traditional Spiritual
    • Tshotsholoza (Go Forward) – adapted Jeffrey L. Ames
    • Hear My Prayer – Moses Hogan
    • Roll Down, Justice! – Mark A. Miller
    • Old Ship of Zion – arr. M. Roger Holland II 
    • Guide My Feet – arr. Avis D. Graves
    • Hold On (Everything Will Be Alright) – Traditional Spiritual
    • Way Over in Beulah Lan’ – arr. Stacey V. Gibbs


    3 – Tuesday, March 1, 2022

    Event: SWACDA Regional Conference – “Together”

    Time: 7:30 PM

    Location: Robinson Performing Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

    Concert Repertoire (and order):

    • Tshotsholoza (Go Forward) – adapted Jeffrey L. Ames 
    • Hear My Prayer – Moses Hogan
    • Roll Down, Justice! – Mark A. Miller 
    • Old Ship of Zion – arr. M. Roger Holland II  
    • Guide My Feet – arr. Avis D. Graves 
    • Way Over in Beulah Lan’ – arr. Stacey V. Gibbs 

    All pieces to be memorized except: "Roll Down, Justice!"


    4 - March or April 2022 (Tentative)   CANCELLED

    Time: 3:00 PM

    Holly Creek Retirement Center

    5500 E Peakview Ave.

    Centennial, CO 80121


    5 – Date: Saturday, May 14 2022  

    TSP Spring Concert. Collaboration with CPR Classical

    Location: Gates Hall

    Time: 7:30 PM

    Concert Repertoire (and order) (Subject to change):

    • Woke Up This Morning (Civil rights influenced)
    • Come Here Jesus, If You Please (arr. Carter)
    • Down to the River to Pray (Traditional)
    • Come Out de Wilderness (Traditional)
    • Wade in the Water (Traditional)
    • We Are Building Up a New World (Vincent Harding)
    • Stand Up (Campbell/Erivo)
    • We Shall Overcome (Traditional)

    5B - Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022

    Joint reherasal with Kantorei

    Location: First Plymouth Church UCC, 3501 S Colorado Blvd. (cor. Hampden), Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113

    Time: 6:00 PM (preceded by a reception to fellowship with Kantorei members)



    6 – Dates: Saturday, May 21 and Sunday May 22, 2022

    Collaboration: Kantorei


    TSP Choir (only)

    • Hear My Prayer (Hogan)
    • Old Ship of Zion (Holland)
    • Way Over in Beulah Lan' (Gibbs)

    TSP Choir with Kantorei (combined)

    • Oh Freedom (Dennard)
    • Ezekiel Saw de Wheel (Dawson)


    Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022

    Location: First Plymouth Congregational Church

    3501 S Colorado Blvd

    Englewood, CO 80113

    Time: 7:30pm (6:00pm call)


    Date: Sunday, May 22, 2022

    Location: Wellshire Presbyterian Church

    2999 S Colorado Blvd

    Denver, CO 80222

    Time: 3:00pm (1:30pm call)

  • Ed Battle Honored at Dazzle

    Hello everyone,

    An article was published online in Westword last week about the tribute done at Dazzle to honor our Ed Battle. Here is the link:

    Ed Battle article

  • Ed Battle performs at Dazzle

    Here's a YouTube link to Ed performing at the tribute to him at Dazzle on Nov. 25, 2019.  Many thanks to our Jackie St. Joan for sharing this clip, which I posted on YouTube in order to share with the choir.


This portfolio last updated: 16-May-2022 4:08 PM