Biographical Glimpse Called for the sake of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Ron Bishop & the Judah First Chorale is swiftly rising to take it's place in today's gospel music industry! 'Judah', as they are affectionally called, takes center stage with thirteen multi-talented singers poised to deliver the 'good news' in a way that mesmerizes the listener's heart - a delicate balance of well-seasoned voices wrapped in tight harmonies, drenched in life-changing lyrics! This group, based out of South Bend Indiana, has been singing together since November 1995 when the leader, Ron Bishop, recorded his first project. ('A New Beginning') Ron Bishop, a tremendously talented & gifted choir conductor as well as anointed psalmist began singing and conducting choirs at an early age. Although his gifting for music is God-given, his musical abilities and talents are apparent traits from both his parents who also sang and and played musical instruments. Most noteworthy about Ron's music ministry is his dedication, commitment, steadfastness, professionalism, and hard-work-ethic he brings to every performance. He ministers with a warmth and sincerity that only comes from a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Ron has been blessed to appear on concerts and services featuring world-renowned gospel artists such as Kim Burrell, Rev. John P.Kee, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin, LaShun Pace, Jennifer Holiday, Lamar Campbell, Dr. Bobby Jones, and the list goes on and on......... He has been featured as a lead vocalist on recordings featuring EMI artist Lamar Campbell & Spirit of Praise, Tyscot artists Ron Ellerson & Sounds Unlimited and also Min. Randall Blakely & GI Praise Community Choir. He has also appeared as a spotlight artist on the nationally televised Bobby Jones Gospel Show. Ron Bishop & 'Judah First' has undertaken it's mission of 'kingdom work' and is destined for greatness. This highly anointed and gifted group acknowledges that 'great sound' is important, but 'soul winning' is most important. Their 'live' project, Exalted Praise, though recorded in 1999, was just recently released and has already received raving reviews. The midwest is ready to unleash it's best kept secret!