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Music House is very excited to present a series of Gospel  Masterclasses and a special finale not-to-be missed Gospel Choir Masterclass in August over four day: Tuesday 8 August through to Friday 11 August 2023. 

Gospel Masterclasses: 8, 9, 10 August
Lead by revered musical artiste: Leroy Johnson – get ready to immerse yourself in a learning, sharing, practical experience that will enrich your knowledge and appreciation.

Gospel Choir Masterclass: 11 August
We are delighted to announce, by special request, singing sensation Onita Boone is flying to the UK to deliver a Gospel Choir Masterclass. Not-to-be missed!

Find out more about the history of Gospel music and its origins which have evolved from generations of African music with Christianity at its heart. Gospel has influenced social, cultural and economic factors across the globe – today it is phenomenal. Songs or hymns are often spiritual and repeated in a ‘call and response’ technique.

You’ll be able to take away the valuable nuggets and continue your journey of understanding and exploration.

Tickets will sell out quickly! To avoid disappointment, secure your space.

A little bit about our hosts…

Leroy Johnson
Leeds base musician Leroy Johnson has over 30 years experience in the music industry. He has worked with some a artists including Gloria Gaynor, All Saints, Five and many more.  He is a winner of the much acclaimed  Legacy Awards: Arts and Culture 2022.

Leroy is the Founder and Director at IAM Music Academy 

Onita Boone
Renowned signer/songwriter Onita Boone has featured in a number of Broadway productions including Arms too Short to Box With God and The Rapture.

She has shared the limelight with world-famous artists including Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, George Michael, Jennifer Holliday, Stephanie Mills, Teddy Pendergrass, The Clark Sisters,Take Six, BeBe and CeCe Winans … the list goes on.

During her very successful career, she has also written for the likes of Newburgh Free Academy Gospel recording alumni choir, Dennis Brown (the late Jamaican star), Gregory Isaccs, Brownstone, Mary J. Blige, En Vogue and a host of others.

Gospel Masterclasses / Gospel Choir Masterclass: : 8, 9,10, 11 August
Timetable and details

Dates  Times  Details Host  Price 
Tuesday 8 Aug
Wednesday 9 Aug
Thursday 10 Aug 
10am – 1pm  Gospel Masterclasses 
These sessions are for young people (12- 19 year old) 
Leroy Johnson  £15
Tuesday 8 Aug
Wednesday 9 Aug
Thursday 10 Aug 
6pm – 9pm  Gospel Masterclasses
These sessions are for adults (20+)
Leroy Johnson  £25
Friday 11 Aug 6pm – 9pm Gospel Choire Masterclass
This session is for young people and adults 
Onita Boone  £30

All the above detailed masterclasses can be booked via Eventbrite on the following link:

Gospel Masterclasses link
You can book one, two, three or four masterclasses – simply pick your selection!

If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0113 243 1605 Monday to Friday 09.30am to 7pm. 

We can’t wait to see you and welcome you to these very exciting masterclasses that kick off our masterclasses season