“People may not remember who you are, but they will remember how you made them feel” - that's what the music of the Marcus Mosely Chorale is all about.
Many voices....one song, all culminating in joy!
We are a Chorale of 50-65 singers, led by Marcus Mosely & Darlene Ketchum, backed up by a 3 or 4 piece band, which includes Bill Sample (piano/keyboard), Buff Allen (drums), Rene Worst (bass).
Our style is African American Gospel, fused with soul & jazz, featuring unique arrangements by Mosely, Sample, and Ketchum).
Now in our 4th season, the Chorale has performed with soloists Dee Daniels, Eleanor Collins (recent Order of Canada recipient), Leon Bibb, Jane Mortifee, Cayla Brooks, Dawn Pemberton, Leora Cash, and The Sojourners (2014 winners of WCMA Best Spiritual Recording of the Year).
In addition to performing their own concerts throughout the Lower Mainland, The Marcus Mosely Chorale (MMC) celebrates Black History month in an annual concert in February. The Chorale has performed at the Con Brio Music Festival in Whistler, Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver, Out for Lunch concert series at the Vancouver Art Gallery, been on “On Rush” (Shaw TV) and on Global morning Television. MMC performed at the Vancouver Jazz Festival Jazz Vespers in 2012 & 2013.
(above) Marcus Mosely Choir and City Soul Choir