The Art of the Negro Spiritual has a number of upcoming and ongoing projects or events scheduled. Some are listed below.

Upcoming Projects/EventsANS Logo

So You Want to Sing Spirituals Book Launch

The official book launch for So You Want to Sing Spirituals is scheduled for Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. More information is available at

Developing Projects

ANS Playlist

The Art of the Negro Spiritual is launching a audio playlist of recordings by historical and contemporary vocalists performing concert spirituals. The playlist is still under development, but there are already over eight hours of recordings of solo voice and choral performances spanning the century of African American spirituals. Visitors have the option of selecting specific tracks or setting the playlist to shuffle through the available tracks. Please click on the link to access the ANS Playlist

Ongoing Projects/Events

ANS Lectures on SlideShare

Some of the lectures soprano and researcher Randye Jones has presented have been become available to view or download on SlideShare. They are:


Randye Lecturing about and Singing Spirituals


If you have questions about ANS, please contact Randye Jones.