Workshop Biographies of International Gospel Festival Barcelona 2022

Isaac Cates

Issac Cates

United States

There are many talented individuals in life who possess musical gifts and expressionism and can effortlessly convey it to the public. Some are born with these gifts, while others are trained to become great minstrels and psalmists. However, there are those who are exceptionally blessed to marry their natural gifts with their learned skills to become known as “masters” of their craft!

Having been compared to Oscar Peterson, Thomas Whitfield and Richard Smallwood, Isaac Cates immerses himself in the gospel music scene as an artist with astonishing musical knowledge, skill and creativity without equal.

Born in Kansas City, Kansas and affectionately known as a child prodigy, Isaac has always shown a keen interest in music. With a solid spiritual foundation established by his

Parents, Isaac’s involvement in music ministry at his local church began at the young age of four, as did his formal training. Trained in piano, writing and composition, he studied piano and choral conducting at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in his short life. He has won numerous accolades in local, state, regional and national competitions that have earned him various awards and accolades as one of the most skilled and talented musical gifts in the world. . Isaac has worked as a clinical workshop abroad, teaching vocal diction and acting as adjudicator of various seminars and competitions for vocal, instrumental and composition.