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About World Village Gospel Choir

WORLD VILLAGE GOSPEL CHOIR is a unique vocal ensemble that sings Southern US-style Gospel, World Music of many different cultures from around the globe, plus dynamic arrangements of well-loved artists such as Peter Gabriel, U2 and Stevie Wonder.

OUR MISSION is to create a supportive and inclusive community that enables each singer to express their true, free voice. We strive to create music that brings joy to both singer and audience,  to illuminate the power and interconnectedness of our shared human experience.

WORLD VILLAGE GOSPEL CHOIR was founded in 2012 by Co-Directors Rachel Landrecht and Neil Weisensel. The Choir was featured on Vision TV’s documentary series Gospel to Go, recently performed at The Forks for Aboriginal Day Live  (broadcast nationally on APTN), and also performed with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart at MTS Centre.

 

Upcoming Shows

SummerChor Choir and Orchestra  

Date City Venue Country
08/25/17 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. SummerChör Winnipeg presents Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, with SummerChör Choir and Orchestra, plus soloists Rachel Landrecht, Rose van der Hooft, Jan van der Hooft, and Matthew Pauls. Related post. Buy Tickets

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Past Shows

World Village Gospel Choir  

Date City Venue Country
04/22/17 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $15 at the door / $12 in advance. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. Join us for a delicious feast of world music from around the globe, funky and uplifting gospel music sung by a 70-voice choir full of energy! Related post.
11/19/16 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. World Village Gospel Choir presents the second instalment of our a cappella series, WVGC Unlpugged 2!, We present an uplifting assortment of gospel and world music sung by a 70-voice choir of auditioned voices. More information
08/26/16 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15 at the door / $12 in advance. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. Related post.
04/22/16 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: 15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579.
12/04/15 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15 at the door / $12 in advance. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. Related post.
07/17/15 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15/10 in advance. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. WVGC Co-Directors are Rachel Landrecht and Neil Weisensel, the concert also features Aboriginal performers Mary Black and Jason Tuesday, plus soloists Maggie Boyko, Caroline Cutmore, Annick Miron, Margaret Kampff, Lianne Fournier, plus special guest FLO. Related post.
04/25/15 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. Turn the World Around is an Earth Day concert includes three African songs in Swahili, Zulu and Xhosa, gospel tunes from Kirk Franklin and Keith Hampton, an Aboriginal gathering song by noted West Coast Salish composer Russell Wallace, songs by Harry Belafonte and K’naan arranged by WVGC Co-Director Neil Weisensel, and a rocking new song by Neil Young entitled Who’s Gonna Stand Up (and Save the Earth?). Related post.
11/29/14 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. Bring It! An uplifting concert of energy and soul Related post.
11/29/14 Winnipeg, Manitoba Knox United Church Canada
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 204-284-3684. Address: 400 Edmonton Street. Venue phone: (204) 942-4579. This concert is heavy on the Gospel Music side and features two songs from the Chicago area: The Lord is my Light from the renowned Chicago Mass Choir and O Lord Raise Me Up, from the Baha’i Devotional Choral Concert series in that same great city. Two African songs, the celebrated Siyahamba and Kwangena Thina Bo (”we come in, the Spirit is moved) bookend an ancient Icelandic hymn, Heyr Himna Smiour (“hear, smith of heavens”). This will be a concert with some rocking gospel tunes, some introspective devotional music, and some vibrant African songs. We are fortunate to be backed up by an outstanding band featuring Ron Paley on piano, Daniel Koulack on bass, Anthony Giancola on drums, and Henry Zacharias on percussion Related post. More information

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