Gospel Meets Symphony Choir - Akron Symphony Orchestra

Gospel Meets Symphony Choir

About the Choir

The Gospel Meets Symphony Choir joins with the Akron Symphony Orchestra each year to perform some of the world’s most uplifting, spirit-filled gospel and classical music under the direction of Akron Symphony Orchestra Music Director Christopher Wilkins and Gospel Meets Symphony Choirmaster Jonathon Turner. There are more than 70 churches represented in this 200-voice choir of talented volunteers from the Akron community.


No auditions are required for the Gospel Meets Symphony Choir. If you would like to participate, the first rehearsal will be held Saturday, October 28, at First United Methodist Church, located at 263 E. Mill St. in Akron. The Gospel Meets Symphony Choir typically rehearses every Saturday from 2-4 p.m. from November through February. Participants are ages 18+.


GMS 2.0 Choir

No auditions are required for the GMS 2.0 Choir. Participants are ages 12 to 17. If you are interested in participating in GMS 2.0, please see this participation form. Rehearsals haven’t been scheduled yet.

Both Gospel Meets Symphony Choir and the GMS 2.0 Choir are under the direction of Choirmaster Jonathon Turner.

For more information, please contact Brenda Justice, Coordinator of Choral Activities, at 330.535.8131, or at bjustice@akronsymphony.org.