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Gospel and Soul workshop with Eric Dozier (Nashville, TN, USA)

From Nashville TN USA to NZ
6 Jul 2018 to 8 Jul 2018
7pm Friday 6 to 5pm Sunday 8 July
Get your voices and smile muscles ready for a fabulous weekend of singing gospel and soul with an extraordinary teacher.
Event type: 
Music, Workshop/Seminar
Price: 
$35.00 Friday night or $195.00 for full weekend
Venue: 
Unitec, Point Chevalier, Auckland
Address: 
Unitec, Point Chevalier, Auckland, Building 12 Screening Room 012-1014 How to get to us: Entrance 2. Conveniently – Mt Albert Train Station is just up at the Carrington Road / Mt Albert Road intersection and there is a public bus stop at our driveway. The room number is 1014 and is directly through the main doors of Building 12.
Region: 
Auckland

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Join us for a full weekend of moving and grooving with award winning singer and outstanding gospel and soul choir director, Eric Dozier, (Nashville, TN.USA) 

This weekend will raise your happiness dial up to full and keep you singing and dancing for a long time after.

Weekend programme 

Auckland: 6-8, July

Friday 6th:  7pm - 9pm

Saturday 7th: 10am - 12:30pm (inc. tea/coffee break)
2pm - 4pm  (inc. tea/coffee break)

Sunday 8th: 10am - 12:30pm (inc. tea/coffee break)
1:30 - 3:30pm

" A pleasure to host Eric Dozier in Napier last night, and a treat to see him work so generously, and with such insight & authenticity with the singers. " - TONY BACKHOUSE

Book the full weekend online now via  >> http://bit.ly/2pKJjLU
or contact jennifer@thecreateescape.com.au about booking Friday night only

Weekend cost includes

- All workshops with Eric Dozier.
- Concert on Sunday afternoon. 
- Tea/coffee. 
- Audio files after the event.

About Eric Dozier

Eric is a gospel music educator from Nashville, TN, USA, a cultural activist, musician, and father.  He is committed to assisting communities in developing creative, transformative platforms from which to launch dynamic acts of service to humanity by exploring the confluence of music, community, education and activism. 

Eric has traveled the world for the last 20 years working with choirs, community groups and schools performing and conducting workshops which focus on the history and significance of African American musical traditions particularly those that are centered around group singing. 

Feature director of Festival of Voices - 2012, 2014, 2017 and also worked with a large range of choirs throughout Australia including Melbourne Singers of Gospel, Melbourne Mass Gospel Choir, Stairwell to Heaven, Strange Weather, Cafe at the Gates of Salvations, the Glorious MUDsingers.  

"I was incredibly fortunate to join the One Human Family Gospel Choir in Vancouver under the direction of Tennessee born, Eric Dozier.  This choir has enriched my life in ways for which I will always be grateful." Sally Collins

 - participants comments from our past events said...

"Wow, this is like having Stevie Wonder in the room!"  

"He worked us hard, we sang out loud, we laughed and we danced. What's not to love about singing with this guy?"

"Bring him back.. soon! PLEASE!"" He's the real deal"

"Educational, inspiring, professional and totally sensational. I feel confident to really sing out now and with a joy I never felt before"

"I couldn’t get enough, absolutely loved every minute of it."

Through his role as co-founder and National Director of Arts and Education for One Human Family Workshops, Inc., Eric set out to devote his musical, spiritual, and intellectual talents to eradicating social, religious, racial, gender, and cultural discrimination. Through heart-stirring gospel music and traditional spirituals, dynamic speeches, historical presentations, and interactive music workshops he has dedicated himself to welding the hearts and minds of a divided humanity into one loving fellowship. During this time he also served as the musical director for the World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir and the award-winning Children’s Theatre Company of NYC. Through these collaborations, he has been honored to share the stage with the likes of Harry Belafonte, Angelique Kidjo, Raffi, and even Nelson Mandela; he has been afforded the opportunity to work with various producers such as renowned Canadian composer Jack Lenz (Nanaland, Passion of the Christ) and K.C. Porter (Santana, Ricky Martin). 

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