Screening of Documentary Music Majors: The Rance Allen Group a success!
By the invitation of Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee, the first screening of The Rance Allen Group’s documentary, Music Majors: The Rance Allen Group took place at the Museum of Fine Arts on February 26th in Houston, TX. The screening was well received and attended by the community and fellow gospel music artists and contributors.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee welcomed attendees with a few endearing words on the group’s impact on Gospel Music, “The Legendary Rance Allen Group has impacted the lives of many artists in the Gospel Music Industry, with their music style and hearts of gold.” “The documentary, Music Majors: The Rance Allen Group is so very important.” “Rance Allen, you are just fantastic and your history and music is one that all of us should hear and see”
Hosted by the The Museum of Fine Arts, in association KTSU, Gospel Music Heritage Foundation and Tyscot, the entire event was a success and described by some as an informative time of music history and ministry.
Following the screening, Bishop Rance Allen was honored and presented with the Certificate of Congressional Recognition by the office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. Bishop Allen was also surprised with a “Traditional Texas” cowboy hat from Pastor Remus Wright of the Fountain of Praise church.
The private screening was also followed by an informative panel discussion including, Bishop Rance Allen, Yolanda Adams, Songwriter V. Michael McKay, Charles Hudson from KTSU-FM, Carl Davis of Gospel Music Heritage Foundation and Tyscot Records A&R Director, Sidney L. Scott.
While in Houston, Bishop Rance Allen stopped by the Yolanda Adams Morning Show to chat about his new project Amazing Grace and the screening of the documentary Music Majors. Bishop Allen enjoyed his time with The Yolanda Adams morning crew, Yolanda Adams, Marcus D Wiley and Anthony Valary.
Music Majors: The Rance Allen Group, chronicles the life of Rance, Tom and Steve Allen from their early days in Monroe, OH to becoming Grammy Award nominees and performing on BET’s Celebration of Gospel. Music Majors features rare interviews with Kirk Franklin, James Fortune, Isaac Caree, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Keith Wonderboy Johnson, Shirley Murdock, Paul Porter and more.
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