Caroline G Gibson, DMA, Soprano
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"Caroline Gibson (Clara) has a lovely soprano voice, and her 'Summertime' was sweet and warm as molasses." - The Post and Courier


"As Clara, the young wife and mother who sings the lullaby 'Summertime' to her infant at the beginning of Act I, projected a sweet, lyrical tone..." - The Flint Journal


"All of her songs show an exuberance and power..." - Washington Afro-American


"... A voice to be reckoned with ..." - Sunday News Journal


"Caroline Gibson ... displayed a mature, attractively colored voice ... showing much promise." - Iowa City Press-Citizen


Dear Caroline, What a lovely collection of some of America's most compelling music. Your classical voice is so warm, emotional and transcending.....Best to you. - World's Leading Independent A&R Company


"What an annointed soprano. She sends chills up your spine just listening to her. She's not just a singer, but she lets you feel and know God lives. Her voice reaches the heaven and touches the heart of God. She is beautiful." - Internet Radio; Paducah, Kentucky


"On Ma Journey Now: a musical composition of songs of history, pain, rebirth, redemption and joy. Caroline G Gibson through these songs embodies the struggle in the African American Diaspora, preserving Negro 'Spirituals' for our children, a must have CD for your heritage collection." - Internet Radio, Winston-Salem, North Carolina


"...the emotional content is something that individuals of all ages and experiences will be able to take from this album...I would like to hear other works from Gibson (perhaps something along the line of traditional operas) and really hear the ends of her voice." - "On Ma Journey Now"


"From moving spirituals to uplifing jubilee 'On Ma Journey Now' is rich with the music that makes up a very important part of American music. Negro Spirituals are a unique music genre and Caroline G Gibson does a beautiful job of performing each song with pure heart, soul and a rich soprano voice that reaches up to the greatest heights. - CD Preview -- Dallas, Texas


Discography

CD --- "On Ma Journey Now" Negro Spirituals in Concert (Caroline G Gibson, DMA, Soprano; Francis Colon, Pianist)

DVD --- Companion to CD "On Ma Journey Now" is DVD "The Making of On Ma Journey Now"

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CAROLINE G GIBSON, Soprano and Founder of TwinProductions (Our Music Is Our History), holds the distinction CMP Artist Endorsement from Christian Music Presenters, is a member of the Cambridge Who's Who "Honors Edition" for Professionals and Executives, is a featured musician and speaker in MinistryWomen.Net and is an active independent artist who has earned the Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) Degree from the University of Iowa School of Music in Iowa City, Iowa; the Master of Music (M.M.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degrees from the Catholic University of America Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Washington, D.C. and the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, respectively. Additionally, the Soprano is an alumnus of AIMS (American Institute of Musical Studies) in Graz, Austria and the Senese Vocal Program in Siena, Italy.

Among her many honors and awards Ms. Gibson has received, her scholarly accomplishments include High School Class Valedictorian in Seat Pleasant, Maryland; Individual Artist Fellowship from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts; Music Scholarship from the Benjamin T. Rome Graduate School of Music, Catholic University of America; and a Doctoral Fellowship from the Graduate College at the University of Iowa. Performance highlights include debut solo recital at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Terrace Theater, Washington, D.C. soprano soloist in Rossini's Stabat Mater with former Metropolitan Opera Tenor George Shirley; performing artist for the Honorable Michael N. Castle, former Governor of Delaware at the Governor's Mansion in Dover, Delaware; featured soloist with the Delaware Symphony orchestra under the direction of Maestro Stephen Gunzenhauser; and First Place Winner in the Naomi Music Productions and Recordings in New York. In academia, Ms. Gibson served on the faculty of Delaware State College, Dover, Delaware as the Director of Choral Activities.

The Soprano has been spotlighted twice in two hour-long concerts featured on Public Broadcasting Services (PBS) Television; WHMM Channel 32, "An Evening with Caroline Gibson" accompanied by The Chamber Orchestra; and "Caroline Gibson in Performance;" and has performed as a solo artist on Italian TV, Canale 3, Toscana, Siena, Italy. Ms. Gibson's first tour of Mexico as a solo concert artist was under the auspices of The State Government of the Yucatan, and the Center for International Research and Advancement in commemoration of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Technological Institute with performances at the Teatro Daniel Ayala Perez and the Salon de la Historia de Palacio de Gobierno in Merida. The second concert tour of Mexico was under the auspices of the Cultural Institute of the Yucatan, Mexico for the Otono Cultural Festival and included performances at the Teatro Jose Peon Contreras. The Soprano has also been featured in recital "Spirituals in Concert" in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

To date, Ms. Gibson's most memorable performances have been in two Verdi masterpieces, Abigaille in Verdi's Nabucco with Opera Constanta in Constanta, Romania and most recently Soprano Soloist in Verdi's Requiem.

The Soprano's first CD "On Ma Journey Now" Negro Spirituals in Concert and companion DVD "The Making of On Ma Journey Now" were released May 2006, and are available for purchase on Ms. Gibson's newly formed company's website at www.TwinProductions.org. And why the name TwinProductions? Well, the Soprano and her twin sister join forces to present "Our Music is Our History." To see and hear even more of this artist, you're invited to visit http://www.CarolineGGibson.com, http://www.TwinProductions.org and http://www.SingCaroline.com.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Caroline along with twin sister, Carol, will host their own weekly internet radio show "TwinProductions, Our Music Is Our History" starting January 2007 on Gospel Cyber Flyte. Please tune in.

SOPRANO CAROLINE G GIBSON RELEASES
“ON MA JOURNEY NOW” CD AND “THE MAKING OF ‘ON MA JOURNEY NOW’” DVD

Inspiring milestone collection of beloved songs celebrates the beauty, inspiration and historical significance of the Negro Spiritual art form

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD, Accomplished professional soprano, educator, speaker and TwinProductions founder Caroline G Gibson, DMA, announces the release of two milestone works: “On Ma Journey Now,” a collection of 12 Negro Spirituals; and “The Making of ‘On Ma Journey Now,’” a breathtaking inside look at the recording session.

The album, recorded in February 2006 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Virginia, features the vocals of Caroline G Gibson accompanied by pianist Francis Conlon.

Twelve classic Negro spirituals are featured on the milestone collection: “On Ma Journey;” “Give Me Jesus;” “City Called Heaven;” “His Name So Sweet;” “Steal Away;” “Honor, Honor;” “My Soul's Been Anchored in de Lord;” “Po' Mo'ner Got a Home At