Seventh and Broadway, Downtown Nashvillle
Next to Bridgestone Arena
The event and parking are FREE!

Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit…A Night of Spirituals will feature the Nashville First Baptist and First Baptist Capitol Hill Choirs singing traditional spirituals and gospel songs. It will be a wonderful evening of worship, praise, and celebration which will thrill the heart of all ages. I Hear a Voice A-Prayin’, Ride Up in The Chariot, Soon-Ah will Be Done, Ain’t Got Time to Die, and Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit are just a few of the selections you will enjoy. We are so very fortunate to have as our very special guests, Joseph and Renay Joubert.  

Joseph Joubert is a hugely versatile musician whose wide-ranging accomplishments and talent as a pianist, arranger, orchestrator, Broadway conductor, and music director have taken him around the world. His Broadway orchestration credits include: “The Color Purple” (Drama Desk Nomination), “Disaster”, “Violet” (Drama Desk Nomination), “Leap of Faith”, and “Caroline or Change”. He was Musical Director for Berry Gordy’s “Motown The Musical“ and was assistant conductor for Nice Work If You Can Get It.
Mr. Joubert was Musical Director, Arranger, and Pianist for Norm Lewis’s American Songbook, the PBS Live from Lincoln Center special. He was orchestrator/musical supervisor and conductor for the PBS special “Three Mo’Tenors” and production of “Three Mo Divas”. Mr. Joubert was an orchestrator for the TV show “Smash” and the film “Night’s In Rodan”. He received a Grammy nomination for Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocal for the Broadway Inspirational Voices “Great Joy”.
As a record producer and arranger/orchestrator he has worked with Ashford and Simpson, Diana Ross, George Benson, Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Cissy Houston, Jennifer Holliday, Dionne Warwick, Luther Vandross, Norm Lewis and Diane Reeves. His orchestrations are used by symphonies across the USA including The New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia orchestras.
He appeared in the Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Porgy and Bess as the piano-player Jasbo Brown. Critics have hailed Mr. Joubert’s “sensitive and supportive” performances as an accompanist and the “uncommon tonal beauty” of his playing. He performed with Kathleen Battle at the White House for President Bill Clinton, as well as at Carnegie Hall. As Musical Director for Judy Collins for five years he performed with the London Symphony and many of the major American orchestras. He serves as Assistant Musical Director and Accompanist for The CenturyMen. His published arrangements are performed all over the world.      
Renay Peters Joubert exemplifies today’s eclectically experienced vocal musician. She has sung in concert and on recordings with many diverse groups and artists including The Moses Hogan Chorale, The Boys’ Choir of Harlem, Opera Ebony, The New York Ragtime Orchestra, Patti Austin, and Luther Vandross. As a lyric soprano, Ms. Peters has had starring roles in numerous opera productions. She appeared in the PBS special Aida’s Brothers & Sisters: Black Voices in Opera. Ms. Peters has sung before such notables as President Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and the Archbishop of Canterbury. She has appeared as guest soloist with The CenturyMen on their concert tours and recordings. Renay performed as soloist and in the choir, supporting Kathleen Battle at her triumphant return to the Metropolitan Opera. 
Please utilize this unique opportunity to invite your friends, family, neighbors, and business associates so they too might learn of the warmth and vitality of the Nashville First Baptist Family of Faith.