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Vlog – Near the Cross

Emorja Roberson is a pianist, conductor, workshop coordinator, composer, arranger and vocalist in world of classical and gospel. He is the first African-American student in the Doctor of Musical Arts program at the University of Notre Dame to study Choral Conducting with a focus in African-American repertoire and also serves as the Director of Music for Olivet African Methodist Episcopal Church. 




History & Score Entry – Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross |

For some background on the song, check out the “history of hymns” entry for this hymn by Dr. C. Michael Hawn – Background on Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross


Emorja Roberson’s Recording, May 2021