Rev. Dr. Emory Andrews & The Oxon Hill High School Choir were thrilled after their 2010 win for Children’s CD of the Year. The world-renowned choir, known for their impeccable vocals and moving performances, are students of the music department of Prince George’s County’s Oxon Hill Science and Technology High School in Oxon Hill, MD. The singing aggregation recently released their third project. The self-titled release includes the lead single, “The Storm Is Passing Over”, featuring the saxophone talents of GRAMMY Award Nominee Gerald Albright. Fans of the group will be able to hear cuts from the album during an online listening party on CJBRadio.com on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 4PM EST. Rev. Dr. Emory Andrews, the founder of the group, will be interviewed by CJBRadio.com’s own Kevin James as well. To tune in to the Online Listening Party, log on to www.CJBRadio.com.
In addition to a breathtaking rendition of “The Storm Is Passing Over”, the new project features songs like a gospel-ized “America”, the beautiful “Bless The Name of Jesus”, and an acapella rendition of “You Can’t Make Me Doubt Him”. Listeners will enjoy the contemporary flair of “Spiritual Warfare”, the declarative sounds of “I’m Blessed” and the captivating rhythms of “The Solid Rock”. The project contains beautiful worship ballads like the mesmerizing “More Than Enough” and the God-directed “Hear My Prayer”. Released on Stellar Award winner Phillip Carter’s Sounds of Victory label, the 14-track project is an inspiring collection of music flowing from one great song to the next.
The choir is headed by the renowned Rev. Dr. Emory Andrews, the Director of the Vocal Music Department and Choirs at Oxon Hill Science and Technology High School. Educated at Florida A&M University (FAMU), Florida State University and National -Louis University, he’s taught at FAMU, Bowie State University and University of the District of Columbia. The choir of approximately 50 voices has performed all over Prince George’s County, Maryland, and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The renowned group has also traveled the world including Central America, Italy and Nassau, Bahamas. For more information about the Oxon Hill High School Choir, log on to www.emoryandrews.com.