Rejoice music has been a part of Celebration Service and other activities at Cathedral of Light for more than 20 years. Some faces have come and gone but the quality of the Rejoice sound has remained. All are professionals, all are perfectionists!!! Enjoy the inspirational and rejuvenating sounds of Rejoice at Sunday service or by listening to our Cathedral of Light Worship Services online. It is Soul Food for the ears!!!
Meet the talented members of REJOICE music!
Kent, band leader and piano/keyboard artist extraordinaire for Rejoice music!, teaches piano, AP Theory, Jazz Vocals, and directs the award-winning jazz Vocal Ensemble at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, where he has been an educator for some 20 years. Kent has virtually no time to himself, as he plays in several jazz ensembles including his own.kentandkay.com Kent says, “The Sunday Celebration Service is uplifting and exhilarating. I always enjoy Sunday mornings.” Birthday: May 20 and at COL since 1991
Kay works by day as a Training Specialist at Baylor Medical Center in Irving. She has her own music project called “The Kay Ellingson Group”, sings in several jazz ensembles, and is also a vocalist for “Center Stage Band”. Kay says, “Playing at COL is like going home every Sunday; surrounded by love, comfort and support. I hope I am giving back to the church, to the congregation, and to Rejoice! at least a part of the joy that I receive from them each week.” Birthday: May 04 and at COL since 1991
Rita’s “day job” is also as a teacher and Director of Theatre Arts at Marcus High school. She also sings professionally at night clubs for a variety of special events. “I feel that COL is my extended family. There is so much unconditional love and support there. Rev. Kay and staff are among the most wonderful people I know and the congregants are so friendly and very dear to me. I am also very proud and honored to work with some of the very best musicians on a regular basis and I love singing and working with Kay, who is a good friend with loads of talent.” Birthday: May 14 and at COL since 1991
Check out the Rejoice Music Band at Christmas