Logo Virtual Holiday Concert Original Legend Singers - 1940 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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The Legend Singers Choral Ensemble

80 years Preserving and Performing the Negro Spiritual!

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 please view the "Home for the Holidays - A Virtual Christmas Concert" that premiered on December 12th.

We have attained 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.

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