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WARREN G. BLACKMON | ROBIN FAWN BRYANT
MARIA DE LA LUZ CIENFUEGOS
| PATRICIA MARIA HARRIS DIGGS | MERRITT DEVON FRANKLIN
RONALD H. HARRIS
| CAROLE HENDERSON | LAYNE JACKSON | RENÉE JAMES (KUZNIAR)
ANDRENE RENÉE JOHNSON
| LAYNI KATZ | JOI LEAVELL
FRANCES L. MARSHALL-BRIM
| DR. TACOMA ANN MCKNIGHT | GRETA MOSS
ANABEL RODA
| JIM SCHULMAN | SHIRLEY J. TYLER| SHELBY WEBB, JR.
RUSSELL CLEMENT WILSON, JR.
| KAREN WINTERS | JUDITH ANN WOOD |


WARREN G. BLACKMON, Tenor I, is honored to be a part of CHORAL THUNDER. Born in East Chicago, Indiana, but presently from Gary, Indiana, Warren has studied at the Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

He brings a strong and varied musical heritage to CHORAL THUNDER. He is often in demand as a solo artist and has sung with the United Male Chorus of Gary. An active member of Christ Universal Temple in Chicago, he also sings with the Christ Universal Temple Ensemble. Warren is also a member of one of the three Toastmaster International Clubs organized at Christ Universal Temple.

Warren was a Navy Reservist and is currently a Campaign Manager with the Lake Area United Way in Griffith, IN. When Warren is not performing as a Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, he enjoys playing cello and bass, photography, theater, and cinema. Warren played the starring role of Phantom in a local production of Phantom of the Opera.

WARREN says... "Singing with CHORAL THUNDER helps me see the lessons as I walk and learn to honor the divine purpose of all things."

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ROBIN FAWN BRYANT, Soprano I, is thrilled to be in her first season with CHORAL THUNDER. Born and raised in Chicago, Robin attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She also completed vocal studies at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

Before joining CHORAL THUNDER, Robin sang with various ensembles, including the Whitney Young High School Master Singers and the University of Illinois Concert Choir. She is currently a member of the Grace Calvary United Methodist Church and has sung in the church's choir as well.

Robin enjoys composing songs, sewing, poetry and artwork.

ROBIN says... "I am really excited to be a part of CHORAL THUNDER. To me, CHORAL THUNDER makes an important statement that although we come from different backgrounds, we serve the same God. And what better way to convey this message than through a unique blend of culture and music. CHORAL THUNDER truly means unity."

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MARIA DE LA LUZ CIENFUEGOS (Mary of the light of 100 fires), Fundraising Chairperson, Alto II, a name given to her by her mother as she was born a preemie that she thought was too fragile to survive her birth, is affectionately known to everyone as Lucy. Stemming from Mexican-American, Spanish and Apache Indian ancestry, Lucy originally hails from El Paso, Texas. She considers herself a "transplanted Texan," due to her love for Chicago where she has resided for the past 30 years.

Lucy attended a CHORAL THUNDER concert in June, 1999 after being told it would be a unique, extraordinary event. She is a music lover at heart and regularly attends many concerts. Seeing CHORAL THUNDER live was more than she imagined. The experience moved her in a deep and profound way. What attracted her most was the cultural and religious diversity of the membership. She joined the choir three months later.

Lucy sings with the Sunday Choir at St. Gertrude's Church in Chicago and has performed with the One In The Spirit Multicultural Gospel Workshop Choir in Oak Park. She performs solo works in several Jazz venues, including the Chicago Cultural Center and local nightclubs. Lucy has also recorded Latin Jazz for the Jazz Combo group at the Old Town School in Chicago and has studied with acclaimed Jazz vocalist Jackie Allen.

In addition to her duties as a professional consultant and business analyst, Lucy currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Abused Women Coalition, the Diversity Team at St. Gertrude's Church and the Fundraising Committees for CHORAL THUNDER and the Cathedral Counseling Center.

LUCY says... "We welcome and invite you to 'raise the rafters' when you hear CHORAL THUNDER'S mastery of music. Your soul will be renewed, refreshed and uplifted."

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PATRICIA MARIA HARRIS DIGGS, Soprano I, is pleased to be in her seventh season with CHORAL THUNDER. Born and raised in Chicago, she received her Master of Arts and Science degree in Adaptive Physical Education and a Master's Degree in Education Administration from Chicago State University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education/Biology from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. Pat has received certifications in CPR, First Aid and Water Safety.

Pat's musical career began as an instrumentalist. She played Clarinet in High School and college as part of the Symphony Orchestra and Marching Bands. She went on to study voice with several instructors and is currently studying with Ingrid Muller of Downers Grove, Illinois.

A gifted and highly skilled vocalist, Pat is often in demand as a solo artist. She is a woman of strong faith and love for the Lord, having sung with several church groups and ensembles. Her diverse musical experience includes background vocal performances with various recording artists, including Ben Vareen, Jennifer Holiday and Bobby Brown.

An educator by profession, Pat has held several teaching and administrative positions throughout the Chicagoland area. She currently serves as Dean of Students at Hinsdale South High School in Darien, Illinois.

When Pat is not exploring music and performing as a featured Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she enjoys reading and church activities.

PAT says... "CHORAL THUNDER is my God-given second family which has a bonus of being musical and diverse."

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MERRITT DEVON FRANKLIN, Baritone, is a founding member (1989) and former President/Business Manager of CHORAL THUNDER. Born and raised in Chicago, Merritt performed his first solo at the age of 8 before 1,000 people at a church convention in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

A naturally gifted leader, Merritt also served as Chief Choir Director for the Outreach Church of God In Christ in Harvey, Illinois. He then went on to serve as Chief Director and President of the Voices of the Valley Choir at Valley Kingdom International Ministries (formerly New Christian Valley Full Gospel Church) in South Holland, Illinois. Under Merritt's direction, the Voices won first place in The McDonaldland Gospel Choir Competition, sponsored by McDonalds Corporation.

Although Merritt is often in demand as a solo artist, his diverse musical experience includes ensemble tours in Italy and Switzerland. His extensive background includes working with several local groups and choirs. He currently serves as the Director of Music at Zion Faith Center International Ministries in Chicago.

In his spare time, Merritt has written several Praise and Worship songs. He also enjoys brisk workouts and "pigging out" on sweets and seafood (thus, the need for the brisk workouts). He loves watching Nutty Professor 2 and Big Momma's House videos.

MERRITT says... "CHORAL THUNDER is one of those unique groups that have the ability to draw all mankind together through perfected praise in song."

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RONALD H. HARRIS, Bass, is a founding member (1989) of CHORAL THUNDER. Born and raised in Chicago, Ron brings tremendous depth and quality to the choir. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/Economics from Northwestern University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Ron has a varied ensemble performance background which includes singing with the Chicago Choral Society. There, he participated in two European tours, at one point visiting 16 cities, in 7 countries, in 21 days.

Ron is presently a member of the St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Chicago, where he sings with the Adult Choir and Male Quartet. He is often in demand as a solo performer.

An environmental consultant by profession, Ron has worked with several federal agencies - the Department of Defense (he is a frequent visitor to the Pentagon, military bases and weapons production facilities around the country); the Department of Energy (he has visited many nuclear power plants) and NASA (he is working on getting a look inside an authentic space shuttle on his next visit to Cape Kennedy). Ron is also a member of Pro Bono Advocates, a group that provides free legal services for battered and abused women and children.

When Ron is not performing as a Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, he enjoys tennis, chess and loud rap music (only when he's alone in his car).

RON says... "When life's troubles are really getting to me, I can always find comfort in the music and loving spirit of my CHORAL THUNDER family."

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CAROLE HENDERSON, Tenor I, joined CHORAL THUNDER in 1994. A native Chicagoan, Carole possesses a caring and compassionate spirit. She is a hospital-based speech-language pathologist who works primarily with individuals who suffer from traumatic brain injury and neurological illness.

In addition to her love for singing, Carole enjoys volunteer work and writing poetry and short stories.

CAROLE says... "Because of CHORAL THUNDER, I have allowed God to enter my life."

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LAYNE JACKSON, Alto II, is an accomplished musician, artist and vocalist. She has been a member of CHORAL THUNDER since 1996. Although originally from Dallas, Texas, Layne grew up in Toronto, Canada, attended the University of Texas, where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with honors, and spent three years in Paris working as an art director before coming to Chicago in 1996.

Layne studied piano (and art) as a child and came back to performing as a young adult. Besides recording and singing on several back up sessions with Texas musicians, she took part in the All Star Blues Revue in Chicago, studied at the Bloom School of Jazz, and now performs at various venues in Chicago. She plays piano and is studying the cello with Katerina van Epps.

A fine arts painter by profession, Layne specializes in oil, acrylics, gouache, and watercolor on canvas, board, silver and gold leaf. She has held various lecture and teaching positions and her work has been featured in numerous museum, gallery and solo exhibits. She has been honored with several artistic and professional awards and distinctions, including a commissioned work for (former) President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton.

When Layne is not performing as a Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she enjoys swimming and restoring her recently-acquired 110 year old house.

LAYNE says... "Being part of CHORAL THUNDER has meant being part of a wonderful musical family. We have worked hard together, laughed and cried together and these are friends for life. I wouldn't trade the experience for anything in the world."

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RENÉE JAMES (KUZNIAR), Wardrobe Coordinator, Soprano I, has been a member of CHORAL THUNDER since 1993. Born and raised in Chicago, Renée stems from German, Creole and African-American ancestry. She has lived in Wisconsin and has traveled to several cites throughout the United States.

Renée brings a diverse musical background to CHORAL THUNDER. She was part of the backup band for the mighty Dells and has sung with various local ensembles and R&B/Jazz groups.

Renée has served in various management career positions. Her kind and compassionate spirit enabled her to also serve as a certified Nurse's Assistant.


In addition to her love for singing, Renée enjoys modeling, dancing and life's simpler pleasures. Renée served as CHORAL THUNDER'S Music Librarian for several years. When Renée is not currently performing as Wardrobe Coordinator and Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she spends time with her devoted husband, artistically creative son and lovely daughter.

RENÉE says... "I find joy in the fact that people from different backgrounds can come together to share music as a true family."

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ANDRENE RENÉE JOHNSON, Assistant Director, Alto II, first joined CHORAL THUNDER in 1994. She took a temporary leave of absence in the late '90's to complete her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Arts Management at Chicago State University and to embark upon an Honors Course in International Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Reflecting on her "ever-blooming love affair with the Arts," Andrene (commonly known as Renée to some), has performed as a singer, actress, dancer, composer, stage manager, house manager and scenic painter. She made her acting debut in the award-winning musical Train is Coming at the Chicago Theater Company.

Andrene is a thankful mother of three girls (women) and gives God all the praise.

ANDRENE says... "Singing unto the Lord and hearing Him respond 'Yes, I am pleased' is the reason that CHORAL THUNDER and I make such a good match. Whenever CT members put their voices together, it's awesome! It's all because of Him - Christ, the risen Lord."

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LAYNI KATZ, Alto I, joined CHORAL THUNDER in 1993. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, but has called Chicago her home since 1983. She came to Chicago to attend the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University where she received a Certificate in Acting, and then followed up with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies while working at the DePaul School of Music.

Layni has been singing since grade school and has enjoyed performing in many of the classic American musicals during all the years up to college. Musically, she was influenced by the music she learned in her synagogue, all the music in her home (her father is a drummer/timpanist, her maternal grandmother was a marvelous pianist and she never underestimated the radio and her sister's album collection), after lunch group singing at summer camps, Junior High chorus, youth group dances and a few years of classical voice training. Then, she was bitten by the Jazz bug.

Layni now appears regularly as part of small jazz combos here in Chicago, and performs with contemporary composers John Elmquist (Hard Art Groop) and Jeff Kowalkowski. She also sings for Congregation Makom Shalom.

LAYNI says... "CHORAL THUNDER is like family to me. I cherish the love and spirit of this group. Performing with CT brings great joy. I feel blessed to be a part of it."

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JOI LEAVELL, Tenor II, is the consummate Gospel singer. Known for her strong spirit and power-packed vocals, Joi has been a member of CHORAL THUNDER since 1994. Joi was called the "Miracle Baby" because she weighed only 3 lbs., 1 oz. at birth. She was born just six months after conception.

Her solo debut came at the age of 5, singing before the entire congregation at a local Chicago church. She's been singing ever since. Her diverse musical background includes singing with various ensembles and R&B groups. She was the featured soloist on a couple of local recording artist's singles.

Joi loves to dance. She and her brother performed locally as a duo, winning several community dance contests, prior to his passing. She also won various young adult modeling competitions.

When Joi is not performing as a featured Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she enjoys culinary arts, childcare, swimming and roller skating (she does a mean "Crazy Legs").

JOI says... "I thank God almighty for continuing to bring me through the fire AND the flood. CHORAL THUNDER is a lifeline to my spirituality. It allows me to fulfill my most earnest desire to sing praises to the Lord."

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FRANCES L. MARSHALL-BRIM, President/Business Manager, Alto I, is a founding member (1989) and the current President/Business Manager of CHORAL THUNDER. Born and raised in Chicago, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a Math minor, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Although Fran initially started as a Pre-Med student, she was subsequently steered into engineering because she eventually realized that she just could not stand the sight of blood.

Fran's powerful and beautiful vocal expressions proclaim, in a musical form, the spiritual message of CHORAL THUNDER. Her musical ability stems naturally from her father, who is a founding member and lead vocalist with the Calvary Wonders, a local Gospel singing group.

Fran's musical journey began at an early age. She enjoyed singing in a group formed among her siblings called the Marshall Sisters. This group performed locally and occasionally participated in studio recording sessions. Fran also has a rich performance background which includes various church and school choirs. Presently, she is often in demand as a solo performer.

A telecommunications executive by profession, Fran has applied her talents towards various national initiatives. She has served as Director of the Executive Leadership and Development Department for SBC Ameritech and has been honored with several professional awards and distinctions. Fran currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Leadership Group of Chicago, Executive Director of Disaster Recovery Associates and is a member of Executive Development Associates and the Information & Communications Technology Network.

When Fran is not performing as a featured Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she enjoys interior decorating and cooking.

FRAN says... "CHORAL THUNDER has given me the gift of lifelong friendships, a wonderful vehicle through which I can share and cultivate God-given talents and the privilege of expressing my profound appreciation for the many blessings that I have so undeservingly received through song."

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DR. TACOMA ANN MCKNIGHT, Soprano I, is a founding member (1989) of CHORAL THUNDER. Born on Christmas Day, Tacoma's solo debut came at the age of 5 in Kindergarten, when the teacher, exasperated from the shrieks and yells of the other singing students singled her out because she had covered her ears but continued to sing in almost perfect pitch!

Tacoma, a natural leader, served as Director of her church choir and later became Director of her college choir, the Northwestern Community Ensemble. Her sweet mellifluous voice often creates quite a demand for her solo as well as ensemble performances.

Tacoma has excelled academically from a very young age. She was a member of the highly competitive Honors Medical Program at Northwestern University and went on to receive both her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from Northwestern.

Tacoma now serves as Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Co-Section Head of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. She has been honored with numerous educational and professional awards and distinctions.

When Tacoma is not performing as a Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she enjoys reading, travel, history and fashion. She also played the Clarinet (in the distant past).

TACOMA says... "Sharing my love for the instrument of voice with others has been incredible."

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GRETA MOSS, Historian, Soprano I, and Historian of CHORAL THUNDER. She joined the vocal ensemble in 1993. A native Chicagoan, Greta attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Theater. There, she served as Chapter Song Mistress of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Her educational background also includes attending The Conservatory of Music and ITM - Institut Du Maquillage in Paris, France.

One of Greta's earliest musical memories includes singing duets and harmonizing with her mother at the age of 2! Greta's diverse musical experience includes singing on a cruise ship and a traveling performance in Europe. She was also a member of the first Black Expo Choir. Greta is currently a member of the Third Baptist Church in Chicago and has sung in the church's Gospel Choir.

Greta is a makeup artist/stylist and licensed esthetician by profession. She works with a unique clientele in the television and entertainment industries and has worked throughout the United States and in Europe. She has also served on CHORAL THUNDER'S Wardrobe Committee.

When Greta is not performing as a Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER, she enjoys white water rafting, bicycle riding and racing scale-sized cars.

GRETA says... "CHORAL THUNDER is a ministry of music like no other. It's more than soul-stirring - it captures the essence of everything that is divine!"

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ANABEL RODA, Co-Webmaster, Alto I, has been a member of CHORAL THUNDER since the summer of 2005. Although she started singing very late in life, she feels blessed to have been a part of numerous musical experiences. It all started when she mustered enough courage to audition for a local rock band and was ecstatic when they accepted her as a background singer. Since then, she has performed in various cover and original bands and with renowned local jazz musicians. She has also lent her speaking voice, as well as her singing voice, for commercial spots and promos for WLS 890 AM. Currently, she is performing throughout the Chicagoland area with her original rock band, "Legs Akimbo".

ANABEL says... "I have enjoyed singing with the immensely talented individuals that make up Choral Thunder. It has been one of the most fulfilling experiences in my life."

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JIM SCHULMAN, Baritone, is an accomplished vocalist, musician and producer. He first joined CHORAL THUNDER in 1993. Although born in Cleveland, Ohio, he attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.

Jim's musical journey began by singing with his brother and sister between the ages of 5 and 14. This trio performed locally in San Antonio, Texas and won several community talent competitions there. They even produced a single that was regionally distributed.

Jim continued on to become the National Songleader for the National Federation of Temple Youth, conducting singing for teenagers at camp and weekend conventions until the age of 20. He later established his own singing group, Timberline Rose, concentrating in blues, R&B and contemporary music.

Jim plays Guitar, Bass and Harmonica. He has co-produced several record albums and is now a featured Lead Vocalist with CHORAL THUNDER.

In his spare time, Jim enjoys pottery and spending time with his wonderful wife and son. He created and presented a workshop for people who want to learn to express themselves, called "The Music Inside of You."

JIM says... "Singing with CHORAL THUNDER is the realization of a lifelong dream."

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SHIRLEY J. TYLER, Treasurer, Soprano II, is thrilled to be in her first season with CHORAL THUNDER. Born and raised in Chicago, Shirley adds her unique blend of love and magic to the choir. A Liberal Arts major, with an emphasis on Marketing, Shirley received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Not only does Shirley enjoy the lively nature of ensemble singing, but she currently performs occasional solo works. Prior to joining CHORAL THUNDER, Shirley sang with the Community Renewal Chorus of Chicago.

Shirley is an active member of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, where she is a Youth Church Instructor and volunteer sponsor of the Imani Ya Watume young adult choir. She is also a sponsor within the High School Counseling Ministry.

In addition to her vocal expressions, Shirley has played Clarinet, Alto Saxophone and Marching Drums. That's right - Marching Drums! She currently enjoys reading and watching old movies.

SHIRLEY says... "CHORAL THUNDER feels more like a family than a choir. Listening to the choir is like standing under a cool shower - the sound is so refreshing it gives you goose bumps."

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SHELBY WEBB, JR., Founder and Choral Director, is a talented producer, arranger, conductor and clinician. He has an extensive background in choir directing and choral conducting and has been directing choirs since the age of 15.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Shelby has directed choirs for several area churches. He served as Director of Choirs at the esteemed Pilgrim Baptist Church, simultaneously overseeing the church's two largest singing units: the Pilgrim Senior Choir and the Pilgrim Gospel Chorus. The Pilgrim Gospel Chorus was founded by the late Rev. Dr. Thomas A. Dorsey, the "Father of Gospel Music." Shelby considers it an honor to have continued Dr. Dorsey's legacy of spreading the "good news" through traditional gospel music.

Shelby possesses a remarkable expertise in the development of widely-varied choral repertoires. Accordingly, he has served as consultant to award-winning vocalists, ensembles, and directors. In addition to producing and arranging CHORAL THUNDER recordings, Shelby conducts various choral workshops and his work has been a featured portion of several radio and television projects.

An accomplished Attorney, Shelby holds various post-baccalaureate degrees. Although honored with numerous academic awards, music has always held a special priority in Shelby's life. He received the bulk of his music training in high school and college and has studied extensively at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

SHELBY says... "When God gave me the vision for CHORAL THUNDER, I had no idea how far God would take us. As we continue on this path, He continues to remind me of just how finite our perceptions can be: 'Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us. To Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.' - Ephesians 3:20, 21 (NIV)."

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RUSSELL CLEMENT WILSON, JR., Baritone, joined CHORAL THUNDER in 1994. Born and raised in Chicago, Russell's strong and dependable vocal expressions anchor the vocal foundation of the choir.

Russell began singing at an early age. He attended the Anglican Choir School and sang with the Chicago Children's Choir. As a member of Hearts of Soul, an ensemble within the Chicago Children's Choir, he performed in England, Denmark and Germany.

Russell traveled throughout the world as a member of the U.S. Navy and retired after 22 years of service to our country. When not exploring music, Russell enjoys Bowling, Chess and Reading.

RUSSELL says... "CHORAL THUNDER fosters unique and long-lasting friendships. The sound that we all 'create' moves the soul…and recharges my spiritual batteries every week."

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KAREN WINTERS, Secretary, Soprano II, joined CHORAL THUNDER in 1994. Karen was born and raised in Chicago, and has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Speech Communications from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, Karen worked in advertising and also as a copywriter in the marketing division of a Los Angeles area executive search firm

Around that same time, an actor friend encouraged her to look into small acting parts to supplement her income. He suggested that if speaking roles were unavailable, to try becoming a movie extra. Karen took his advice and later went on to make her living primarily as a background actor in movies and television for several years.

After returning to Chicago, Karen noticed a local performer's newspaper with an ad regarding an audition for a local Gospel group. She called the phone number and has been a member of CHORAL THUNDER ever since.

KAREN says... "It is an honor and a blessing to be a member of such a dynamic musical ministry. When CHORAL THUNDER sings, it's as though none of us are present in our own right, but have released ourselves as individuals to be used by God as a collective vessel to speak to others. As we bless others with our music, we ourselves are blessed in turn."

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JUDITH ANN WOOD, Vice President/Business Manager, Alto I, has been a member of CHORAL THUNDER since 1993. Born and raised in Chicago, she majored in Child Development and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Besides being the Treasurer of CHORAL THUNDER, her life is a constant reminder of the beautiful and gentle qualities of Spirit.

Judy ushered in the 1991 New Year in Ganeshpuri, India and has visited about a dozen cities outside of Chicago. Her interests include studies in health, wellness, metaphysics, cultural arts, animals and the continuous pursuit of personal growth and development through lifelong learning.

JUDY says... "Being a member of CHORAL THUNDER has granted me the opportunity to be encouraged by and to lift my voice with the most wonderful and diverse group of people who truly embody the spirit of love, fellowship and friendship."

She adds: "Years ago a friend gave me a greeting card which she said reminded her of my lifetime search for spiritual diversity. It read, 'God made so many different kinds of people. Why would He allow only one way to serve Him?' This is my belief."

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