afam066 The Music of African Americans Ensemble (ETHNMUS 91 and 161P)  performs a diverse mix of gospel music including Negro spirituals and traditional and contemporary gospel. Beginning in the 1600s with enslaved Africans, African American choral music has evolved into a refined urban form accompanied by piano, drum, bass and tambourine.

Director:  James Roberson

For information on the history of this ensemble go to Ensemble History: Music of African Americans Ensemble.