Bernard Pinder is an anointed Gospel singer, whose gift has allowed him to travel extensively across the country as well as over seas. Bernard has sung before some of the most influential people in the world today, yet, is as excited about singing at the smallest store-front church, as he is to sing before great men. It is a blessing to hear Bernard sing and he is an undisputed favorite in the Delaware Valley area. His life is devoted to the worship and praise of GOD.

Mr. Pinder is a native of Chester, Pennsylvania. He is married to Elizabeth Pinder and they have two children: Darryl and Nicole. His church membership is with the New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, located in Chester. In addition to his talents as a singer, he is also a gifted arranger, director, and workshop clinician whose specialty is praise and worship.

Some of his local affiliations have included: Music Director of the Travelers for Christ and The Women In White. He has been a  Soloist for the New Jerusalem C.O.G.I.C. Mass Choir, the Range's Temple C.D.G.I.C. Mass Choir, the Dandridge Ensemble, and the State Choir of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jurisdiction of the C.O.G.I.C.

He has worked with The Philadelphia Gospel Seminars (Edwin Newberry, founder), Music Ministry Workshop (Freddie Washington, founder), and Carol Antrom's Afternoon Of Song mass choir. He has also sung as a member of Michael Pickett and the Voice of Praise and the Edwin Newberry Singers.

Bernard's national affiliations have included: The National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses. Inc., The Wilmington/Chester Mass Choir, the renowned Clinton Utterback Ensemble, The Gospel Music Workshop of America (the late Rev. James Cleveland, founder), and Leonard Burks and the Voices of Praise.

Bernard has also toured internationally with the Duke Ellington Band to perform Duke Ellington's acclaimed Sacred Music Concert, and with Edwin Newberry and the Philadelphia Gospel Seminar Choir where he had the opportunity to sing for Pope John Paul II.

He has recorded such songs as Every is A Day of Thanksgiving, Holiness, Iíll Fly Away, You Shall Have Everlasting Life, The Lord is My Shepherd.  He has performed in concerts featuring artists such as the late Rev. James Cleveland, The Mighty Clouds of Joy, The Winans, Richard Smallwood, Shirley Ceasar, The Cark Sisters, The Davis Sisters, The Raymond Rasberry SingersDarryl Coley Dannibell Hall, and many others

Bernard's favorite quote from scripture is Proverbs 3:6 -  "In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy path."

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