Tampa Spiritual Ensemble
Tampa Spiritual Ensemble performs acapella style Negro Spirituals, Art Songs, Traditional Gospel, and special arrangements of R & B songs. We perform for various special occasions: banquets, concerts, corporate events, fundraisers, funerals, holiday parties, private-social events, receptions, and weddings.
TSE misson statement:
The Tampa Spiritual Ensemble is dedicated to presenting The Tampa Bay Area with quality recitals, concerts, and Black History programs that feature celebrated and rising African-American composers and performing artists, as well as providing an impressive array of education and outreach programs. Our community outreach programs will actively engage audiences across a wide range of ages while further contributing to their cultural awareness, educational development and quality of life experience.
Our artists are professional, classically trained and come from diverse backgrounds. Our members have performed internationally and nationally in Argentina, Austria, Brazil Philadelphia and tri-state areas, New York City, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, and Uruguay. Members have performed with Elysium Concert Opera of Philadelphia, Lancaster Opera Company, Mozart and Friend’s Opera Company, Opera Tampa, St. Pete Opera, South Florida Lyric Opera, and Spanish Lyric Theater, concerts with Andrea Bocelli concert at the Tampa Bay Forum, Dubois Seven Last Words, and Handel’s Messiah, choral ensembles and singing groups with Bel Canto Opera Singers, The Gala Singers, The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, The Renaissance Singers and Richard Zielinski Singers and with orchestras Florida Orchestra, Imperial Symphony Orchestra, and Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra.