Guest Lecture Recital: “Beyond Race”

Sunday, April 24

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location: Sears Recital Hall, Jesse Philips Humanities Center

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Tags:  Music, Arts and Sciences, Concert, Music

Cost:  Free

Emery Stephens, baritone, presents a lecture-recital titled “African American Voices in Classical Music,” along with an interactive component for audience members. Dr. Stephens will share brief histories of the composers and their music. The program will include unaccompanied spirituals, spiritual arrangements, and art songs by African American composers. Composers include Harry Burleigh (1866-1949), Edward Boatner (1898-1981), Hall Johnson (1888-1970), Margaret Bonds (1913-1972), Charles Brown (b. 1940), and Betty Jackson King (1928-1994). A Dunbar Series Event.

Contact Information:

Name:  Department of Music
Phone:  937-229-3936