Women’s Annual Walk Run @ Buffalo Run Park (Near Thurgood Marshall High School)
The late Dr. Theola Booker, wife of Dr. Gusta Booker, Sr. and first lady of Greater Saint Matthew Baptist Church in Houston, was a mighty woman of God and became an unrivaled drum major of Houston’s gospel music community. Dr. Booker was an extraordinary pianist, teacher, director, composer, author, lecturer, and entrepreneur. She traveled throughout the world teaching and participating at a variety of Music Workshops. Dr. Booker has been highly respected by her peers and has received numerous awards on the local, state, and national level as an outstanding composer, songwriter, pianist and director. Because of her passion and dedication to the music, she leaves a piece of her legacy for the youth.
Every Year the Women of Greater Saint Matthew remember her by raising funds to support the Dr. Theola Music Camp. The youth music camp stands on the shoulders of the late Dr. Booker. This music camp was created for the youth to enhance their musical talent and broaden their horizon.This camp provides their musical talents to increase from the phenomenal qualified instructors whom have a passion for teaching music. This camp will be able to provide instruments for children who aren’t able to afford them with your donations. The donation you give will not only go towards the funding for instruments but also provide meals during the camp, support field trips and help with tuition.