Nov 5, 2019

Honoring a Gospel Legend

Honoring a Gospel Legend

 

Southern Gospel Music legend Meurice LeFevre, for whom the SoundLab in the MPCS Murray Arts Center is named, has passed away.

The name LeFevre is almost synonymous with Southern Gospel music. An innovator in Gospel and secular music recording, Meurice founded Sing Record Company in 1959 – the first state-of-the-art recording studio in Atlanta. He studied with Nashville’s finest engineers, replicating RCA’s Nashville studio, and worked with engineers to create portable sound consoles with echo, equalization, and limiters along with Nuemann microphones to deliver optimum sound for television stations such as Ted Turner’s Superstation WTBS.

Meurice was involved in the inception of The Gospel Music Association, where he served four terms on the Board of Directors. He was the first Chairman of the Board of the GMA Hall of Fame, co-founded the Atlanta Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and successfully secured a Grammy category exclusively for Southern Gospel Music.

Meurice was father to Lisa (LeFevre) Mulkey and Ron Mulkey (for whom the Mulkey Building on campus is named), and grandparent to alumni Taylor Mulkey Kinsey ’09, Madeline Mulkey ’12, Ian Williams ‘15, and Nathan Williams ‘15. 

Read the Summer 2017 Wingspan article about the LeFevre Sound Studio.

Read the obituary for more insight into the amazing life of Meurice LeFevre.


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January 20 - ParentEd. Living Biblically, 7:00 p.m.

January 21 - Middle School Parent Coffee

8:00 a.m., Dining Hall

January 21 - Middle School Parent Coffee

8:00 a.m., Dining Hall

January 24-26 - MAP Growth Test

Grades 3-8

January 24-26 - MAP Growth Test

Grades 3-8

January 25 - Lower School Parent Zoom

7:00 p.m.

January 25 - Lower School Parent Zoom

7:00 p.m.

January 27 - Junior College Planning Kick-Off Meeting

6:00 p.m.

January 27 - Junior College Planning Kick-Off Meeting

6:00 p.m.

January 27 - Open House, 9:00 a.m.

For prospective families, Grades PK3-5

January 27 - Open House, 9:00 a.m.

For prospective families, Grades PK3-5

January 28 - Middle School Spiritual Emphasis Day

On-campus

January 28 - Middle School Spiritual Emphasis Day

On-campus

January 29 - Serve Saturday

February 2 - World Read Aloud Day

February 4 - Men of Mount Paran

7:00-8:00 a.m., Choral Rehearsal Room, Murray Arts Center

February 4 - Men of Mount Paran

7:00-8:00 a.m., Choral Rehearsal Room, Murray Arts Center

February 4 - Lower School PTF Father-Daughter Dance, 6:30 p.m.

February 10-12 - Middle School Drama "Meeting Sam"

February 17 - ParentEd. Living Biblically

7:00 p.m., Dozier Room 3201

February 17 - ParentEd. Living Biblically

7:00 p.m., Dozier Room 3201

February 18-22 - Winter Break, No School

February 25 - Men of Mount Paran

7:00-8:00 a.m., Choral Rehearsal Room, Murray Arts Center

February 25 - Men of Mount Paran

7:00-8:00 a.m., Choral Rehearsal Room, Murray Arts Center

February 26 - Serve Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

February 28-March 3 - Lower School "Rock Your School" Week

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