MG-473. GOSPEL MUSIC WORKSHOP OF AMERICA, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER, 1991-1999. (2 cu. ft.)
Organized September 14, 1991, the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Harrisburg Chapter, is an inter-denominational, interracial, non-profit organization administered by a Board of Directors and administrative officers. The purpose of the Harrisburg Chapter of GMWA is to make persons aware of the benefits of gospel music; to improve the standards of sacred music, directors, musicians and choir members through workshops and seminars; to unite musicians and singers in the Harrisburg area; and give service to the churches and communities whenever needed. A Mass Choir is formed of an unlimited number of dependable, dedicated, volunteer singers and musicians that represent the chapter at the National Convention. The late Rev. James Cleveland of Detroit, Michigan founded the Gospel Music Workshop of America in 1968.
Included are legal papers, correspondence, minutes, reports, bills, receipts, cancelled checks, concert programs and bulletins, membership cards, and other miscellaneous records.