Shelley Ensor comes from a highly gifted musical family and possesses a rare, beautiful and powerful voice. She sings with The Sisters in Harmony who released their CD, Your Love, in 2001. Shelley sang with the Howard Burns Quintet, appearing on their CD, Lucinda's Serenade, and performing at Blues Alley. She appears on the Ron Kearns CD, Live at Blues Alley, and sings with the Frederick Community College Jazz Band. Shelley directs the Men’s Choir and Voices of Faith at First Baptist Church of Baltimore. She is a past director of Trinity Baptist Gospel Choir, the Men's Choir of St. Luke’s UMC, Bertinna Randall Gospel Choir of St. Mark UMC, Westminster Church of the Brethren, Streams of Joy choir in Westminster, MD, and the McDaniel College Gospel Choir. Shelley led the Common Ground Gospel Choir for sixteen years and is revered at Common Ground on the Hill as one of its most inspired, respected instructors. She is a recipient of the Robert H. Chambers Award for Excellence in the Traditional Arts (2019). Shelley is accompanied on piano by her mother and mentor, Alice Dorsey.
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