Logo Original Legend Singers - 1940 The Directors 79th Season in Review Homegoing - Dorothy Taylor Fredericks Concert of Negro Spirituals Gone But Not Forgotten St. Martin's Epicopal Church Concert Soulful Sounds of the Season 2019 Spirituals Festival 2020 At rehearsal with Dr. Wilson

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Welcome to the

80th Performance Season of

The Legend Singers

Christmas 2014


Maestro Dwayne Buggs

Maestro Dwayne A. Buggs, Director


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Legend Singers Choral Ensemble has placed many of the 2020-2021 Season events on hold, BUT come join us for "Home for the Holidays - A Virtual Christmas Concert!" We are also currently working on ArtSafe Certification through the Missouri Arts Council. And stay tuned for news of our recording project!

Our Mission

Founded by the late Dr. Kenneth Brown Billups, The Legend Singers have existed since 1940 to:

perform and preserve the music and performance practices of African Americans;

perform music by non-African American composers who have been influenced by African American music forms and performance practices;

develop outreach programs that educate the community and public and to continue the tradition of excellence in artistic performance of African American choral music.