History. Pedagogy.

Social Justice. 

Choirs and educators internationally are being transformed by Lonnie's online masterclasses. His depth of historical knowledge, teaching resources, and his passion and advocacy for the equity and inclusivity of authentic Afrocentric sacred music in choral performance and education are breaking down barriers.  


Request Lonnie for a choral masterclass today!

Past clients include:

Harvard University - Harvard Collegium

Temple University - Temple University Singers

Indiana University - Choral Methods Graduates

Augsburg University/Global Harmony (Minneapolis, MN) 

Davis & Elkins College (Elkins, WV) - Augusta Heritage Center

DePaul University - Concert Singers

University of Chicago Chorus

Mendelssohn Choir - Pittsburgh, PA

Philomusica Chorale - Philadelphia, PA

Evanston Township High School - Evanston, IL

Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL

Alan B. Shephard High School, Palos Heights, IL

Vancouver Youth Choir, British Columbia, Canada

City Soul Choir, British Columbia, Canada

Island Soul Choir, British Columbia, Canada




Rhode Island-ACDA

Prices vary according to requests. Specialty offerings are as follows:

"The Gospel Essentials" - A seminar that examines the origins of gospel music, its most quintessential practices for singers, and its significant role in the struggle for racial equity justice - One 1-hour session - $200.00

"The Gospel Essentials" - One 2-hour session - $300.00

"The Gospel Essentials" - One 1-hour session with song instruction (ex. custom-made practice tracks) - $275.00

"The Gospel Essentials" - One 2-hour session with resources (ex. custom-made practice tracks)


"I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel"  - A workshop in dismantling racial discourse of  Black sacred music through in-depth historical and applied vocal study.  (Four 1 1/2- 2-hour sessions with custom made digital resources) - $1200.00

"I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel" (Four 1 1/2 ,- Two 1-hour sessions with Soloists' Masterclass) - $1500.00

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Be advised that all masterclasses are held via Zoom for the benefit of our health and safety. Thank you for understanding!

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