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Woods, Wendell C.

Weldell Woods, pianist, organist, songwriter, and choir director, is the Minister of Music at the Shiloh Baptist Church of Plainfield, New Jersey.

A native of Houston, Texas, Wendell completed his elementary and secondary education there and attended the University of Houston as a Music Education major prior to relocating to New Jersey. Additional studies in general music, church music, and organ have been done a Westminster Choir College and Westminster Conservatory of music, both located in Princeton, New Jersey. Wendell is currently enrolled as a Distant and Independent Adult Learning (DIAL) student through the Thomas Edison State College of New Jersey where he is satisfying the core curriculum requirements to receive his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music. Privately, Wendell studied piano with Dr. Danny R. Kelly - Associate Professor of Music, Prairie View A & M University.

Wendell began playing the piano at an early age and has accompanied many gospel soloists and singing groups over the years. Most notably is the internationally acclaimed gospel recording artist, Yolanda Adams.