Poster Soulful Christmas
An uplifting Christmas special that features Black music and composers.

A Soulful Christmas

A Soulful Christmas

Julie Amacher and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu host this uplifting Christmas special from 2021 that features Black music and composers. A Soulful Christmas celebrates classical music by Black artists, while exploring spirituals, gospel music, jazz and other Black musical traditions.


  • George Frideric Handel: Joy To the World – WSSU University Choir

  • Kevin Johnson and Sarah Stevens: We Are Christmas – Spelman College Glee Club

  • Jason Max Ferdinand: Safe In His Arms – Jason Max Ferdinand Singers

  • Babatunde Olatunji, arr. Wendell Whalem: Betelehemu – Morehouse College Glee Club

  • George Frideric Handel: Joy To The World – Take 6

  • Robert MacGinsey: Sweet Little Jesus Boy and We Didn’t Know – Donald Lawrence and the Tri-City Singers

  • George Frideric Handel: Joy To The World – Whitney Houston and the Georgia Mass Choir

  • Gustav Holst: In The Bleak Midwinter, arr. Brittany Boykin  – Spelman College Glee Club

  • Franz Gruber: Silent Night – Leontyne Price

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