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WITNESS: ANDRÉ THOMAS – Concert recording available from Instant Encore

DOWNLOAD NOW FROM INSTANT ENCORE VocalEssence, The St. Olaf Choir and three Minnesota High School Choirs — Central High School (Saint Paul); Hastings High School and Washburn High School (Minneapolis) — are featured in a new live concert recording available exclusively by download from Instant Encore. “WITNESS – André Thomas” was recorded in concert at…  Read More

John Birge/Classical MPR: An Evening of Spiritual Arrangements

Interview by John Birge, Minnesota Public Radio March 2, 2011 St. Paul, Minn. — How ironic. The man who wrote the book on spirituals hated spirituals a his first encounter! Back when Dr. Andre Thomas was the only black boy in an all-white Kansas school, he “shrank with embarrassment” when his high school choir sang…  Read More