About Phyliss


Phyliss McKoy Joubert

is an acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano, Arranger, Clinician and the esteemed Founding Director of The Glory Gospel Singers; a professional aggregation of singers and musicians.
Hailing from an accomplished classical and gospel foundation; Joubert honed a most proficient vocal technique. Her spirit-filled voice has been heard through illustrious halls of notable fame such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Gewandhaus Leipzig, Hiedelbert Hall, The Dom at Frankfurt and Munich; Shizuoka Civic Cultural Hall, Machida Hall, Toyama Aubade Hall;  L’Arsenal and many more.

With an extensive repertoire of recorded and live performance material Joubert has been lauded by international critics and the recipient of several prestigious awards.  Most notably, her composition of Stand on the Word was bestowed a Jury Award at the Cannes Film Festival and is currently being utilized in the French Samsung Galaxy Phone commercial.  She has also been nominated for a Stellar Award and a finalist for the Nodojiman World Competition for Nippon Television (Tokyo, Japan).

Her inspirational fusion of classical, gospel and soulful music textures are highly sought after and noteworthy.  She has arranged innovative music design for the enchanting Japanese Anime album “Tenshi Ni Anime Song Wo” (Anime Songs for the Angels); also featured in world-renowned Studio Ghibli films such as “Ponyo,” “Castle in the Sky,” and “Spirited Away”.  Her exclusive arrangement of Amazing Grace is also a global favorite and now licensed to educational institutions throughout Germany.

Astonishing audiences with technical brilliance and expansive musicality; she leads the Glory Gospel Singers this year to a tremendous benchmark of 192 tours in over 188 countries including: Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Lichstenstein, Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, England, United States, Japan and Italy.

From the foot-stomping churches to illustrious concert halls; Joubert and The Glory Gospel Singers emanate a compelling and inspiring balance of art and anointing.  A colorful music palette of  innovation; they are inspiration for today’s music landscape.

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