2017 Featured Artist

Wiljeana Jackson-Glover performing at the We Lift Our Voice! 2017 Benefit Concert.  Photo credit: Peter Ricci

Wiljeana Jackson-Glover performing at the We Lift Our Voice! 2017 Benefit Concert. Photo credit: Peter Ricci

Wiljeana Jackson-Glover is a singer/songwriter who is blessed and humbled to carry the freeing, healing songs and sound of the Lord. Daughter of a minister and choir director, Wiljeana has been singing and writing songs since the age of 3. Wiljeana was heavily influenced by her musical hometown and upbringing in Albany, GA. She sang at many churches and had the privilege to work at the Albany Civil Rights Museum and sing alongside the Freedom Singers, an influential force in the Civil Rights Movement.

Wiljeana served as assistant director of the Dougherty High School Chorale under the direction of composer Mark Butler and assistant director of the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College under the direction of composer Sheldon Reid. Though she studied mathematics and industrial and systems engineering, Wiljeana remained active in music throughout college, performing in Spain and Portugal as a member of the Albany State University Concert Chorale, performing with the Georgia Tech Concert Chorale, and singing with Nikki Giovanni at an Evening of Spirituals and Poetry during her graduate studies at Virginia Tech. She’s been fortunate to sing for New England powerhouses like Tawanna Johnson and Tolieth Marks and international giants like Angelique Kidjo.

Wiljeana currently serves as the Director of Worship and Arts at Pentecostal Tabernacle in Cambridge, MA and is blessed to work with many musicians from around the world to bring glory to God every week. The Pentecostal Tabernacle praise team, known as Praise Company, will be releasing their first EP in October 2017. The EP includes three songs that Wiljeana co-wrote and sung for the project. In addition to her musical endeavors, she is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations Management and is the Director of Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship at Babson College. She is the wife of Dr. Marshaun Glover and mommy to the incredible Lizzy.

Wiljeana leading the Kuumunity Collaboration Choir and audience in a joyful song.  Photo credit: Peter Ricci

Wiljeana leading the Kuumunity Collaboration Choir and audience in a joyful song. Photo credit: Peter Ricci

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