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File #: R-483-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action: 9/28/2021
Title: Recognizing Minister Chris Byrd for his 2021 Stellar Traditional Duo/Chorus Group of the Year Music Award Nomination and making the BMI 2021 Awards 20 Most-Performed Gospel Songs list with his song "Oh How Good It Is".
Sponsors: Cerssandra McPherson
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 9/21/2021, 2. Audio: City Council 9/28/2021
Label
Councilwoman McPherson

Title
Recognizing Minister Chris Byrd for his 2021 Stellar Traditional Duo/Chorus Group of the Year Music Award Nomination and making the BMI 2021 Awards 20 Most-Performed Gospel Songs list with his song "Oh How Good It Is".

Summary
WHEREAS, Minister Chris Byrd was among the 2021 Stellar Traditional Duo/Chorus Group Of The Year Music Award Nominees and made the BMI 2021 Awards 20 Most-Performed Gospel Songs list with his song "Oh How Good It Is"; and

WHEREAS, Minister Byrd is the Founder and CEO of the Creative Arts & Music Production Program "aka" (C.A.M.P.) which is a program and curriculum designed to prepare high school students for a career in music, where he is presently partnered with TPS and has initially launched this program at Woodward High School and now Rogers High School currently teaching a selected group of students basic songwriting, music programing, studio and live sound engineering, music production, mixing and mastering, and music business; and

WHEREAS, Minister Byrd has also established his own radio show titled: "Inside Chris Byrd's Music Box," which airs locally every Saturday and Sunday from 4-6 p.m. on 102.3 Proclaim FM; and

WHEREAS, Minister Byrd is the founder of True Victory Ministries, Mr. Que Publishing, and Minstrel House Music, a record label/production company, which includes The Minstrel's Lab Studio, and Radio Show "Inside Chris Byrd's Music Box"; and

WHEREAS, Minister Byrd received a Master's Degree of Biblical Studies from McKinstry Midwest College of Theology; currently serves as music director and producer for the Rance Allen Group; and is the Minister of Music at Worship Center Church; and

WHEREAS, Minister Byrd's music ministry continues to inspire, encourage and transform lives worldwide; To God Be the Glory; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That Minister Byrd is recognized and congratul...

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