Dr. Eddie Wade Jones
is profiled at AfriClassical.com,
which features a comprehensive Works List and a
Bibliography by Dr. Dominique-
René de Lerma, www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com.
Dr. Eddie Wade Jones Memorial Black Music Symposium
January 28, 2015
This year's Dr. Eddie Wade Jones Memorial Black Music Symposium will feature Florence Price's music at the UA Schola Boyle Smith Concert Hall Jan. 30-31. The Florence Price music festival will feature newly recovered songs, piano pieces, chamber works and Price’s first orchestral composition, "Ethiopia's Shadow in America" will be performed by guest performers and UA faculty and students. The festival is free. For more information contact James Greeson, symposium director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Dr. Eddie Wade Jones Memorial Black Music Symposium - FLORENCE B. PRICE
January 30 & 31, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center
Registration requested (link below), though the event is free and open to the public.
Join us in Fayetteville for a two-day program exploring Sacred and Secular Music from the African and black American tradition. This year’s symposium will feature Florence B. Price’s music. Internationally-recognized clinicians will lead sessions on composing, conducting, and performing new and traditional repertoire.
Presentations and performances by:
Dr. Rae Linda Brown, Musicologist and Associate Provost at Loyola Marymount University
Dr. Barbara Garvey Jackson, Musicologist and Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas
Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, Soprano & University Professor at the University of Illinois
Dr. Karen Walwynn, Steinway Artist and Associate Professor at Howard University
Tom Dillard & Tim Nutt, Arkansas Historians and Librarians
Faculty and students of the University of Arkansas Department of Music.
The Following is a schedule of performances:
7:00 pm – Keynote speech by Dr. Rae Linda Brown, Assoc. Provost at Loyola Marymount University and the leading scholar of Florence Price.
8:15 pm – Concert 1: Music for Choir, Brass Octet, String Quartet, Organ, Piano and Songs
1:30 pm – Concert 2: Spirituals Settings of Florence Price and Masterclass on Price Art Songs
3:30 pm – Concert 3: Music for Orchestra, String Quartet, and various Solo Piano Works
7:30 pm – Concert 4: Solo Piano Music of Florence Price
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Posted: January 30, 2015