The current and past two musical directors, Phil, Max and Jenni accept bouquets of thanks from choir members at the aftershow party.

12 Nov:  Heaven Bent Gospel Choir raised the rafters singing in celebration of their 20 years singing together. The concert featured guest appearances from past conductors and a a combined choir of current and former members. The event was followed by a birthday party in the church hall and featured an open mic section during which small groups entertained. Max Maxwell and Phil May also led group singing. The event was hailed a big success by all.   More photos on Photos page.

Heaven Bent fans braved a very cold night to bathe in the warmth of our Top 20 Gospel Songs on Saturday night. (Aug 6). MD Phil May and other long standing members chose songs that spanned almost the full 20 years of the choir’s existence, and the audience was vocal in the appreciation. More recent inclusions included sons from 2013’s March to Freedom show, but old favourites like Shut The Door and the rousing Asikhatali proved just as popular.


Gospel Top 20 night in the green room. Kath, Penny, Barb and Kara get photo bombed by Dave and Anya

Dates to remember:

November 12 : Twentieth Birthday Bash at Ponsonby Baptist Church Hall.

Please check this page for further details, ticket sales and to find out how you can join in the singing. You can also ‘like’ us on Facebook

In the meantime we are gathering up photos, fliers and memorabilia, (preferably in digital form) and contacting past Heaven Bent members and supporters. Please contact Kara on  if you can help.

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