Profile

Sylstea Sledge

Musician in Residence
Department of Performing Arts

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Director of Gospel Choir 1999 to present
  • Choral director, arranger and composer and specialist in American Gospel Music Tradition. Vocal music instructor in public schools of Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County Public School System.
    Lecturer on relevant topics to Gospel Music, Music Ministry and choral training at Hampton University, University of Arkansas, Georgetown University, the countries of Poland and Italy (2007).
  • Degrees

    MM, University of Arkansas
    BS, Hampton University
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Partnerships & Affiliations

  • GMWA Gospel Music Workshop of America

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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

       
  • GMWA Thurston Chorale Award 2001

Professional Presentations

       
  • Hampton Minister’s Conference & Musicians Guild 2005 – Song arrangement “It Is Well With My Soul”     

Compositions

       
  • It's Alright With My Soul, GIA Publications 2006

Recordings

       
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    Gospel Pearl Records – International Praise -1985 song “I Can Depend On God”

       
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  • GMWA (Gospel Music Workshop of America) Live in Philadelphia 2003. Song entitled “I Woke Up This Morning”.

Films/Documentaries

       
  • Film for Black Entertainment Television (BET) song arrangements and appearance "Multitude of Mercies" 2005

Exhibitions/Performances

       
  • Workshops and Performances Poland, Italy 2007

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