Please join us for our annual FirstThursday Black History Legacy Award Presentation on Thursday, February 2nd in Seattle. We kick off Black History Month with our meeting on February 2nd by awarding one of Seattle’s legacy community leaders. Pastor, Pat Wright will be awarded the 2017 FirstThursday Black Legacy Award.
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, TOTAL EXPERIENCE GOSPEL CHOIR
Pastor Patrinell “Pat” Wright was born in Carthage, Texas to a Baptist preacher dad and a school teacher mom. By the time of her 14th birthday, she had taught herself to play the piano and was directing two choirs in her father’s church. She founded the Total Experience Gospel Choir in 1973. The choir is a community choir—multi-racial, multi-generational, and multi-talented. The Total Experience Gospel Choir has traveled and performed in 38 states, on 5 continents and 22 countries. The choir consists of persons ages 7– 72. The choir has to its credits numerous awards and 7 recordings. (The Medium Newspaper)