Gaye Arbuckle radiates the heart of a worshiper. From the soul of a woman in love with God, Gaye is declaring the message of God through song. Not only is she a talented musician and choir director, but she has been endowed with a gift to pen songs that come from the heart of God. She is an anointed National Gospel Recording artist hailing from Dallas, Texas with an enriched style and talent that leaves listeners spiritually touched as she ministers in music and song. The psalmist, who has sung with or opened for artists such as Anthony Brown & group Therapy, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, Kelly Price, Stephen Hurd just to name a few, displays her God-given mandate for worship.
Gaye has been the minister of music of Concord Church in Dallas, Texas for over 12 years where she leads praise and worship on any given Sunday. The founder and president of the Gospel Music Workshop of American, (GMWA), the late Reverend James Cleveland, in New Orleans presented her to the gospel world at a very young age. Since that time, she has been a featured soloist on two GMWA albums. She's also been a featured soloist on the Mississippi Mass Choir album with the late Rev. James Moore singing “Have Faith in God”, on Meeks Records-Pastor Clay Evans' project singing “Oh How Much He Cares”, on Westside Baptist Church “I know something about God's Grace”, 2011“Woman thou art loosed live at Lakewood” singing “Hallelujah” “Just as I am” “It's in you” “Our God” and Anthony Brown and group therapy “Deserved”.
Her album “Holy” made it to the second round of voting for the 2011 Stellar Awards. Other accolades include a nomination for Songwriter of the Year and Second Place for Female Vocalist of the Year for Bobby Jones Gospel. She's performed on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, sung “The National Anthem” for a major NBA game, was the guest artist for the Martin Luther King Celebration at the Myerson Symphony Center, was the directress for Juanita Bynum & Myron Williams “A Night at the Meyerson. In addition, one of her biggest moments was the opportunity to sing at the interfaith service for the fallen officers in Dallas. This event was aired live on CNN in which President Obama and President Bush were in attendance.
She's participated in Take It to The Bridge, the National Baptist Convention, Rhema Conferences, Ministry 2000 and the soloist on the Prestonwood Project singing the title cut “Faithful”. In addition, she was called upon as worship leader for the EK Bailey Conference for over 10 years, hte soloist for “National Global Day of Prayer”, the lead singer of the “God of the City “event and served as the worship leader for “Woman thou art Loosed” for 5 years. She's toured Germany and appeared in a whirlwind of numerous guest appearances and other featured soloist invitations. A musician, songwriter in her own right, Gaye is also a vocal coach and enjoys functioning as a speaker and workshop clinician.
Gaye is also a thespian with such productions as: “Porgy and Bess”, “The Night I Fell in Love, Preachers Kids, and “The Spirit of Forgiveness.” She released her fifth album “Holy” recorded "Live" in Dallas, Texas where she produced, wrote and re-arranged most of the music for this project. Gaye is the proud mother of 2 great children Chandler and Karrington Sneed. Gaye's favorite scripture is I Corinthians 2:9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.