Donnie Ray Albert
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Bass-Baritone Donnie Ray Albert is pivotal in the concert to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of 13th Amendment to the US Constitution Ending Slavery schedule January 17, 2015, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, campus of California State University Los Angeles. Donnie Ray Albert will perform the male narrator role in the Los Angeles premiere of Roy Harris "Bicentennial Symphony", the solo narrator in Copland "Lincoln Portrait", and soloist (with piano accompanist Polli Chambers-Salazar) in an aria from Ulysses Kay's opera Frederick Douglass. In addition to major roles on international opera and concert stages, Donnie Ray Albert is also on the Music faculty of University of Texas.
Donnie Ray Albert is a long standing member of the National Association of Negro Musicians founded in 1919. He attended the 2014 NANM national convention in Los Angeles. Donnie Ray Albert is recognized during Black History Month by the Metropolitan Opera Guild. See https://www.pinterest.com/metoperaguild/black-history-month-in-opera/