2017 Biographies — Gospel Music

Eustace Johnson

Eustace Johnson

Gospel Pianist

Eustace Johnson is currently the Minister of music at the Baptist House of Prayer and the Morningside Pentecostal Church in Harlem, New York City. He is also the Music Director of the Bobby Lewis Ensemble. Eustace has played in every major concert hall in New York City and continues to perform as a pianist, keyboardist and organist, accompanying many soloists and vocal groups around the tri-state area and abroad. He spends much of his time in private piano instruction, composing, arranging and producing. In addition to the many recordings Eustace has performed, produced and arranged three solo CD projects entitled "Hymns I Love To Play Vol. I" and "Hymns I Love To Play Vol. II" and "The Christmas Collection Vol. 1". Eustace has appeared on many television spots including the Regis & Kelly show and worked with Stevie Wonder, Barbara Streisand, Chuck Berry, Pete Seeger, Peter Yaro (of Peter, Paul & Mary), Colonel Abrams, Odetta, Richard Smallwood, Tramaine Hawkins, Andrae Crouch and a host of others.


Bobby Lewis

Bobby Lewis

Gospel Choir

Bobby Lewis is the Senior Pastor of the New Light Baptist Church in Harlem, New York. He also travels the world sharing the hope of God through singing and teaching music. Some of his greatest achievements; seeing his choir sing with Barbara Streisand at Madison Square Gardens, and writing the opening song for one of Oprah Winfrey's birthday Celebration. Bobby’s Ensemble was feature on PBS with Norm Lewis at Lincoln Center in his cabaret, Who Am I. They were also a featured ensemble in “The Odessy” at the Delecorte Theater in Central Park, singing the music of Todd Almond as part of the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park Series. It was so successful, Todd Almond invited Bobby’s Ensemble to join him at the Lincoln Center to be featured in his cabaret. Bobby is proud to be returning to the FSAF for the 15th year directing this amazing Gospel Workshop.


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