Rosephanye Powell is a singer, arranger, and widely published composer. A graduate of the Florida State University, Westminster Choir College, and Alabama State University, she has distinguished herself as a researcher and interpreter of the African-American spiritual. She has served as a consultant for nationally syndicated radio, published articles on the subject, and presented lectures and performances at high schools, colleges, universities, music organizations,
and churches around the United States. Her spiritual arrangements have been commissioned by nationally and internationally recognized professional choral groups and conductors. She was appointed Professor of Voice at Auburn University in 2001.
William C. Powell holds degrees from Alabama State University, Westminster Choir College, and the Florida State University. In 2001 he was appointed Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Auburn University, where he conducts the chamber choir, concert choir, men's chorus, and gospel choir; he also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in choral conducting, choral techniques, and choral arranging. In demand as a conductor, adjudicator, and choral music arranger, he has
conducted All-State Choirs and at Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World, and many choral festivals. He has lectured and presented at conference and workshop sessions for state, regional, national, and international meetings. His choral arrangements are published by Hal Leonard and Gentry