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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 2017 dates and locations





Baton Rouge, LA
9:30 AM -12:45 PM
New St John Baptist Church
1455 South Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Dr. James Abbington

Saturday, April 22, 2017


Denver, CO
9:30 AM -12:45 PM
Iliff School of
Theology Shattuck Hall
2323 E Iliff Ave
Denver, CO 80210
Dr. James Abbington

Saturday, May 20, 2017


San Antonio, TX
9:30 AM -12:45 PM
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
1819 Nevada St.
San Antonio, TX 78203
Dr. James Abbington

Saturday, June 03, 2017





  • $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

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