150TH FISK JUBILEE: PRESERVING AN AMERICAN MUSICAL TRADITION FOREVER!

October 6, 2021 will mark the 150th anniversary of the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers®. Several events have been established for a year-long celebration of the anniversary. Organized as a choral ensemble in 1871, this remarkable ensemble has traveled the world singing sacred songs and raising funds to support Fisk University. Read More

Get details on the 150th Anniversary Events and find out how to participate

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Hear the latest release from the Grammy-Nominated Fisk Jubilee Singers

THE FISK JUBILEE SINGERS ARE GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS!

2021 Best Roots Gospel Album

Nashville, Tenn. (March 14, 2021) — Fisk University is excited to announce a 2021 GRAMMY® win for the Fisk Jubilee Singers’® album, Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album), in the Best Roots Gospel Album category. Listen to the album HERE. The Jubilee Singers worked with Curb Records to produce the album.

“I am very thankful to my students – 2016 and 2017 Fisk Jubilee Singers – Shannon Sanders, guest artists and everyone who contributed to us winning this award,” shares Dr. Paul Kwami, Musical Director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers.

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IN THE PRESS

March 14, 2021

Fisk Jubilee Singers win first Grammy in 150-year career

March 5, 2021

Black Spirituals as Poetry and Resistance

February 19, 2021

The trials and triumph of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, one of America’s great musical institutions

February 26, 2021

Celebrating 150 years, Fisk Jubilee Singers persevere during time of COVID

PAST EVENTS

March Event

Dr. Patrick D. Rasico. PhD lectures on the Fisk Jubilee Singers' travels in Australia and Asia, 1886-1890.

February Event

"A Night of Romance:
A Tribute to the music of Luther Vandross"

January Event

FJSA Jubilee Heritage Awards Give-A-Thon.
Day 1 | Day 2

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UPCOMING EVENTS

MARCH 16

George L. White Lecture Series:
Lecture by Dr. Patrick Rasico (Virtual Event)

MAY 13

George L. White Lecture Series:
Lecture by DeLisa Harris (Virtual Event)

MAY 21

Performance:

featuring Autumn & Giovanna Rodriguez

MAY 22

Virtual Fisk Jubilee Singers’ Gala – Reunion Weekend.

JUNE 12

Concert of Negro Spirituals:

Oral Moses, Bass Baritone.

Mrs. Portia Hawkins, piano

JUNE

HBCU Choir Series

SEPTEMBER 7

Performance:
Glenn Jones and Donna McElroy Jonathan Butler

SEPTEMBER 23

George L. White Lecture Series:
Lecture by Prof. Wynn
(Virtual Event)

OCTOBER

Jubilee Day Convocation

OCTOBER 6

Fisk Jubilee Singers Exhibit Reveal and Luncheon at NMAAM


NOVEMBER 1

Performance:

Nashville Celebrates Fisk Jubilee Singers® Concert at Ryman Auditorium