Dr. James Abbington, Clinician


GIA invites all ages, denominations, and levels of experience to join us as we celebrate of the rich tradition of music in African American worship, sing the songs of faith, and explore the profound history of American sacred music.

  • Gain a wealth of knowledge and skill
  • Walk away with over $30.00 worth of resources
    from GIA for only $25.00 (preregistration only)
  • Work with renown clinician and author
    Dr. James Abbington
  • Experience the excitement of singing in a large
    group of enthusiastic people

Register now for a music seminar in your area!

Upcoming 2019 dates and locations





Little Rock, AR
New Millennium Church
21 Lakeshore Drive
Little Rock, AR 72204
9:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Saturday, September 21, 2019


Plano, TX
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
920 14th Street
Plano, TX 75074
9:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Saturday, November 02, 2019


Milwaukee, WI
Christ the King Baptist Church
7750 N. 60th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53223
9:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Saturday, November 09, 2019


Greensboro, NC
Trinity AME Zion Church
631 E. Florida Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
9:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Saturday, November 16, 2019





  • $25/person
  • Closes at 3 p.m. on the Monday
  • before the event
  • Registrations after are $30/person

Group Preregistration

Take advantage of a discounted group rate!

  • $20/person for groups of 10 or more
  • Please note: Groups must be registered and billed to one account, at one time, no later than 3 p.m. the Monday prior to the seminar. After a group is registered, no additions may be made to the group.


  • $30/person
  • Does NOT guarantee a book or an octavo packet.

We strongly encourage everyone to preregister to ensure a book and octavo packet!

Additional Resources

African American Church Music 2016 Catalog
View products from the AACMS