Eric Poole joined the Howard University faculty in Fall 2015. Prior to joining Howard, Dr. Poole was Assistant Professor of Music, Department Chair of Visual & Performing Arts, and the Director of Choral Activities at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Poole accepted an invitation for Howard University Choir to sing during the 150th Anniversary 13th Amendment Abolition of Slavery CONCERT, 7:30 PM, November 21, 2015, DAR Constitution Hall, Washington DC. The Choir has received numerous awards here and abroad. The Choir performed at the opening inaugural concert for President Clinton and at the memorial service for The Honorable Thurgood Marshall.