Motown Legends Gospel Choir

Watch Video of their Detroit Institute of Arts performance:

Motown Legends Gospel Choir
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Watch the choir rehearsal on You Tube


Saturday December 7th, 2019 8:30 pm
Motown Legends Gospel Choir
Noel Night
First Congregational Church
33 Forest St, Detroit
Free To The Public

Noel Night Flyer

February 18th, 2020 7:00 pm
Ann Arbor District Library
343 5th Ave, Ann Arbor

Free To The Public

Motown Legends Gospel Choir
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Motown Legends Gospel Choir
Photo credit : Marian Krzyzowski
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For Information and Bookings:

Past Performances:
Sunday, October 29th . 4pm,
Motown Legends Gospel Choir
Peoples Community church - Free Admission
29745 Annapolis, Westland, MI

July 24th, 2014 7:00 pm
New Center Park, Detroit
Midtown Detroit Thursday Night Music Series
Free to the public.

More info

Monday Sept 1st, 2014  4:15pm
Detroit International Jazz Festival  
Carhartt Main Stage

As part of Joshua Redman's music inspired by the Civil Rights Movement.  A celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the passing of the Civil Rights Act, with the Wayne State Big Band, under the direction of Detroit Jazz Festival Artistic Director Chris Collins

Sunday, Sept 7th, 2014 4:00 pm
Hartford Memorial Baptist Church

18700 James Couzens Detroit, MI
(Can Goods Donations For Gleaners Food Bank Requested)
For Info: 313-587-6766

January 19, 2015 - 6:15 PM
Building Bridges with Music - Martin Luther King Day Celebration!
State Theatre
233 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684
Free Admission

February 6th, 7:00 PM
Friday Night. At the DIA
Detroit Institute of the Arts
5200 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 833-7900

Saturday, December 12, 2015 7:00 PM
Motown Legends Gospel Choir
Holiday Concert

At the Carr Center (The Knight Suite)
311 E. Grand River, Detroit, MI

Tickets may be purchased online at:

Or contact Al Chisholm at 313-965-6766

Holiday Concert Flyer

Monday Sept. 5th, 2016   12:45 pm
Motown Legends Gospel Choir
Detroit Jazz Festival - Waterfront Stage




The Motown Legends Gospel Choir is one of the most eminent gospel choirs in the Detroit metropolitan area. Founded and directed in 2008 by Albert Chisholm, Lead singer for Joe Billingslea’s Contours.

The choir consists of many past and present Motown artists. The Motown Legends Gospel Choir has performed at a variety of events in various cities and states across the country. Bringing audiences to their feet with praise. One of the more notable events is the University Musical Society's Hill Auditorium' 3600 seat auditorium as  part of  Detroit pianist and Guggenheim fellow, Geri Allen's, production -"Cass Corridor to the World, a Tribute To Detroit's Musical Golden Age".

This tight vocal ensemble has varied concert programs with many guest appearances including Joe Billingslea’s Contours, EJ Johnson, Lead vocalist of Enchantment, The Original Vandella’s and grammy nominated Jazz vocalist, Joan Belgrave among others. The choir sings with these “Legendary Motown Artists” at prestigious concert halls and prominent historic churches across America.

Director and founder, Albert Chisholm created this amazing ensemble of angelic voices to touch the hearts & spirits of people across the world.



E.J. Johnson
EJ Johnson - Enchantment

Al Chisholm
Albert Chisholm - Choir Director/Founder & Contour

The Original VandellasThe Original Vandellas- (l-r) Roschelle Laughhunn, Rosalind Holmes, Annette Helton

Hazelette Crosby-Robinson
Hazelette Crosby-Robinson

Joan Belgrave
Joan Belgrave
(photo credits: Wayne Norman)

Joe Billingslea's Contours
Joe Billingslea's Contours (Photo credit: John Dawson)
Left-right: Lyall Hoggatt, Charles Davis, Joe Billingslea,
Gary Grier, Al Chisholm