American tenor Roderick George has accepted an invitation to sing
1. Great Day - arr. Thomas Kerr
2. Guide My Feet - arr. J. Hairston
3. Ride On King Jesus - Hall Johnson
during the Free FREEDOM CONCERT, 7:30 PM Saturday November 21, 2015, DAR Constitution Hall, Washington DC.
As an advocate for the performance and preservation of the American Negro spiritual, Mr. George has recorded and toured extensively as a regular soloist with the internationally acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble. Dr. George is professor of music and head of the voice area in the Department of Music at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama. See http://www.roderickgeorge.com/# and Soprano Jessye Norman singing Great Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKL9QCA38Rg
The FREEDOM CONCERT will feature the world premiere of an art song dedicated to the legacy of President Barack Obama by composer/educator Joopoong Kim in Seoul, Korea. President Barack Obama, first lady Michele Obama, President William Clinton, President George Bush, and Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon of South Korea have been invited to the invitational and Free FREEDOM CONCERT.