The Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School Of Music (GEGISOM) is a non-profit, faith-based charitable performing arts institution, providing music instruction on piano, keyboard, organ, guitar, percussion, voice, hand bells, woodwinds, strings, dance and drama to students ages 5 and up.
GEGISOM offers study in all genres of music and a venue for the training of future musicians for religious institutions.
GEGISOM offers out of school and summer programming for all youth with a focus on at risk and special needs youth in the undeserved community of North Philadelphia and surrounding communities.
GEGISOM opened it’s doors in July of 1999, we are now in our thirteenth year of operation and presently have 42 students. The school was named after Georgia E. Gregory who served in her church as a musician to the youth for 42 years and now her daughter, Joyce Drayton now retired, continues to serve as a church musician for 57, years founded the school to help others be trained on the instrument of their choice.
GEGISOM offers at risk youth a safe and creative environment for cognitive and musical training in all music styles and the performing arts.
GEGISOM also offers adults and seniors a venue for music instruction and practicing musicians continuing education in music with an emphasis on sacred music. We welcome religious leaders to send members of their congregation to study music to prepare the student for service in their congregations.