Gospel Choir

Sounds of Azania Gospel Choir is a musical ensemble that performs indigenous gospel music (Isigqi seZion & Isicathamiya) with an orchestra bringing a new sound of African praise and worship, contemporary and traditional gospel music. It is a youth empowerment group where musicians are not only developed musically but academically given social and soft skills with an aim to promote cultural diversity, heritage and humanity.

Choir Leadership

  1. Mthetheleli Mbonani (Executive Director)
  2. Bheki Mlilo (Music Director)
  3. Sizwe Vilakazi (Artistic Director)

Venue & Location

Jabulani Safe Hub (Soweto)


  1. Zion Movement & The Choral Explosion (Radio Show & Quarterly Event)
  2. Prophetic Sound of Praise & Worship (Every Last Friday of the Month)
  3. A Night of Worship Under The Stars (Quarterly Event)

Music Awards

  1. Choral Indigenous Music Awards (Hosting Partner)

Workshops & Symposiums

  1. Zion Master Classes (performances, creativity, singing and songwriting)

Ambassadorship & Charities

Sounds of Azania Gospel Choir serves as a representative and public advocate for these organization in support of their programs and initiatives, events and activities to raise awareness and funds for charity. We support causes and initiatives that speaks to the alleviation of poverty in our communities, Gender Base Violence, Drugs and Alcohol Abuse, Social Cohesion & Humanity, Preserving Heritage & Culture, Mental Illness and Depression, Youth & Community Development and Environmental Health.

  1. Imvelaphi for the Youth (KwaZulu Natal)
  2. The People of Victory (Gauteng)
  3. Bell’s Palsy Foundation
  4. Tree of Unity

Partners & Stakeholders