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TSGSM 2022

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Texas Southern Gospel School of Music, a non-profit organization, is to teach, promote, preserve, and nurture the singing, playing, and writing of gospel music by people of all ages in churches, church choirs, and gospel singing conventions and to improve the quality of vocal and instrumental music in choral, band, and orchestra programs in public and private schools.

TSGSM DATES: June 17 - 28, 2024


Impact Camp at East Texas District
Pentecostal Church of God
3521 N. Business 45
Corsicana, TX  75110


News and Events: We are thankful to our faculty, our great students, our singing family, and our generous financial supporters. All 2023 scholarships will continue to 2024. (Join us on Facebook Live, Tuesday, June 25 @7:00 pm for the raffle drawing for the Diamonds and Squares over-sized queen quilt.)

Home schooled students can receive fine arts credit
attendance at TSGSM summer music camp!  

The Texas Southern Gospel School of Music, Inc. (TSGSM) offers the highest caliber of instruction in the field of Gospel music. Each student is placed in classes according to his or her age and music experience. The study of Gospel music instills confidence, creativity, competence, and love for God.  Students will find their attendance at TSGSM a rewarding experience.


If you are short on funds to cover your cost of attending the 2024 session of TSGSM, you may sell raffle tickets for the beautiful queen-sized quilt with matchng pillow shams above. One ticket is $5, and 5 tickets are $20. 

The drawing for this quilt with matching pillow shams will be Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.
on FaceBook live at music camp.

Since the 2023 session of TSGSM was postponed until June 17 - 28, 2024, all raffle ticket money carried
forward to 2024 in the name of each student who sold raffle tickets.

For the drawing for the Diamonds and Squares quilt on June 25, 2024, all money and raffle tickets must be turned in to or mailed to Pauline Thompson no later than June 21, 2024.  If you mail your tickets and money, make sure you do not mail cash.  Call me at 936-676-1416 to get your raffle tickets to sell, or if you have questions about this.  


Texas Southern Gospel School of Music is so thankful for the support of Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys who started his training at a Texas music school. 

"The first song I ever sang was "Hand In Hand with Jesus"...It was at one of those singing schools that we had at our public school in the summer....Robert S. Arnold taught the school, and at the end of the school, he asked me to stand in front of the school and lead everyone in singing a song....that is the song I chose....from that day forward, I knew I wanted to be in the music business of singing songs.

Later on, I sang with The Southernairs Quartet in Paris, Texas....each summer, we had a singing school....We brought in Mr. and Mrs. Horace Kennedy and their daughter Ellen to teach in our singing school.....I have been friends with Ellen for over 54 years.....She has become one of the elite teachers and keyboard specialists in the music industry. 

I encourage all interested people to check out the Texas Southern Gospel School of Music....One can learn so much in these singing schools, and I encourage you to attend....." 

There is still time to register and attend to the Texas Southern Gospel School of Music. I also strongly encourage you to partner with us financially – you may make the difference in someone’s life!