New Part-Time Traditional Quartet in Missouri Seeking Vocalists 

New Traditional Male Quartet based in Arnold Missouri (St. Louis Suburb) now forming and seeking vocalists who are committed Christian men with a salvation testimony, regular Church attendance, SG knowledge and experience, and ability to sing parts. 

Is this something that you have been praying about and are interested in finding out more information? If so, please send an email to stlquartet21@gmail.com 





MAGMA Announces 2020 Lifetime Achievement Recipients 













The Mid America Gospel Music Association recently held their 21st Annnual Gospel Music Jubilee at New Heights Church in Farmington, MO.  During the two night event, the association presented their Lifetime Achievement Award. 

On Friday, Nov. 6, Steve Berry of the Berry Brothers received the honor for his many years in Gospel Music. Steve joins his father and mother, Clyde and Phyllis Berry and brother, Alan Berry, as recipient of this award.

Saturday evening, Nov. 7, the association honored Eldon Wright with the award.  Eldon has been involved in Gospel Music for 72 years and has sang with many of the Midwest's most popular groups over the decades, including the Victory Qt, the Gospel Singing Missourians and Reunion.

The two men join a long list of recipients who have received the honor over the last 21 years.

Video presentations were shown at the event and can be seen by visiting the awards page at www.midamericagma.com and clicking on the link below the picture.

MAGMA Announces 2020 Performance Schedule 

Friday, November 6

United Voice

Marilyn Berry

Wanda Mountain Boys

Punches Family

Andy Russell

Lifetime Achievement Award #1

The Berry Brothers

The Lesters

Kevin Kappler

Fred Church and the Spirituals


Saturday,  November 7

New Legacy

Becky Lercher

The Redemptions

Carol Sanguinette-How

Crimson River

Lifetime Achievement Award #2

Covenant Quartet

Keystone Voices

New Horizons

Karen Carr


Wanda Mountain Boys Release "No Turning Back" 

The Wanda Mountain Boys are excited to announce the arrival of their latest studio recording, "No Turning Back".  The Missouri based quartet's CD includes 10 songs and  is available at their concert venues as well as on their website store.  

The project is also available, for the first time, on a USB drive.  The USB also includes the group's 2 most recent projects, "It's Worth It All" and "Christ is the One".

For more info or to order the project, visit http://www.wandamountainboys.com











MAGMA Presents 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards 

The Mid America Gospel Music Association held it's 20th Annual Gospel Music Jubilee on Nov. 1 and 2 at the Centene Center in Farmington, MO.

The association took time to honor two individuals with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Friday night's recipient was songwriter, musician and journalist, Barbara Huffman.  Barbara is one of the top songwriters in all of Gospel Music and also a contributing writer for the leading Gospel Music publication, Singing News.

Saturday evening, the association honored Bruce Turnbough.  Bruce is currently the lead vocalist with Gateway Sound and has had a long musical career which includes working with the Mid South Boys and with several Branson entertainment shows.


Chapel Valley Welcomes the Ascension Qt 


Welcome to the CV family!

The Ascension Quartet, from Springfield, MO has joined the Chapel Valley family of artists!

Wayne Hughes (tenor), Chris Judy (lead), Derrick Newman (baritone), and Walter Hayes (bass) have a smooth blend and a strong desire to carry the Gospel wherever the Lord leads them.

Jack Allen shared, “These guys are the real deal. They know how to sing and they put their hearts into the songs they’re taking out to a hopeless world. We are excited to welcome them aboard and can’t wait to share their new album with you!”

Their first radio release with Chapel Valley will go out just after the new year, so be watching for them.

Get to know The Ascension Quartet online at http://www.theascensionqt.com/ and be sure to like their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/TheAscensionQuartet/

Help us welcome The Ascension Quartet to the Chapel Valley family of artists!

"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord."

Colossians 3:16

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