“This is Inspirational Gospel Music with a Spiritual Message of Comfort being shared with the world during a very difficult hour of Grief and mourning. “A SPIRITUAL TRIBUTE OF REMEMBRANCE”
“Sister Shirley D York along with musicians Solomon Sparrow and Rev. Lawrence N. Cooper, delivers a delightful song of devotion and salvation, with her release of “In Glory ~ Home.” Inspired by John 14:2-3, this downtempo track features a rich, flowing symphonic arrangement that serves as the ideal setting for York’s expressive and dynamic vocals as she conveys her dulcet message of praise and eternal sanctuary. Contemporary gospel and Christian audiences will revel in Sis Shirley D York’s “In Glory ~ Home”, thanks to its incredibly stirring melodies and inspirational lyrics.”
“May this song bring Comfort, Peace and Hope to many Hearts and Lives at this time. My Prayers and Sympathy are with you all.” – Sister Shirley D York
A Spiritual Special Dedication to Sister Shirley’s dear sister Elizabeth Marie Hatley and all the family members and love ones that have transitioned on to Glory.
Also, a special memorial dedication to the many souls that were lost due to COVID-19, senseless acts of violence and unnatural causes. May God Bless every family dealing with the grief from their loss of a love one, our prayers are with you at this time. We pray that this song will bring comfort, peace of mind, hope to your hearts and sprits in some way. Be encouraged and Always remember: JOHN 14:2-3 KjV”
McLean, Virginia — Shirley D. York was born and raised in Washington DC. She currently resides in Virginia near her beloved “Blue Ridge mountains.” From the early age of 3 years old, she was inspired by both parents to sing hymns and children gospel songs in the special programs held at their family’s Baptist church.
That marked the beginning of a lifetime of praising and worshiping God and singing with various choirs within the church,school and community. Sis Shirley D York,ultimately became very popular in her community and family ~friends circle. She was then invited to sing at many affairs as an Independent Artist. Later on in her music career Shirley began to compose and record her original compositions. She is now a Music Producer, Author and Publisher.
Some of the choir affiliations she had in the Washington, DC metropolitan area include: The Howard University Gospel Choir; Metropolitan Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir (under the direction of Thomas Tyler, Rev. Noland Williams and Rev. Richard Smallwood); the Women’s Seasons Choir at Ebenezer AME Church (directed by Byron Cage, Brent Jones and Earnest Pugh); and the Women’s Choir of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church-Herndon, VA (directed by the (late) Hilda Holloway where Shirley was the featured soloist on the song titled “Lord You Blessed Me” released on the choirs 2005 CD project “Give God The Praise”.
She has been a faithful member of the Washington Performing Arts Society-WPAS-Men and Women of the Gospel Choir since 2010, and joined the Washington, D.C. Chapter of The Recording Academy in 2003.
She is also an ASCAP member.
Sister Shirley D York has been writing music most of her adult life ; her music genre is Contemporary and Gospel/Christian. Her style of music and sound is very unique which is truly inspired by the Holy Spirit .
Some of her CD projects:
In 2012-“He is Worthy “ ;2016-“Jesus Died for Me “; 2017-“But I Trusted You”; 2018-“When You Knew “; 2020-“In Glory~Home.”
She has written several songs and has been noted in the community as Sister Shirley D York and the Community Choirs.
In this moment Shirley humbly offers her musical gifts to encourage the hearts, minds and souls of all people and to spread the Gospel message of hope and love so that we may all see the Lord “In Glory” someday.
Name: Sister Shirley D York