Wednesday, November 12, 2008

'Spirit Songs: Flowers for the Elders', Honors Hale Smith and T.J. Anderson on Nov. 15

[Music of Hale Smith; CRI 860 (2000)]

North Carolina Central University
November 15, 2008 7:00 PM
Dr. Timothy Holley (cello) will present a faculty recital, “Spirit Songs: Flowers for the Elders,” which is a tribute to African-American composers. Other musicians include pianists Candace Bailey, Thomas Warburton and Derison Duarte. This recital is in honor of Frederick C. Tillis, T. J. Anderson, Barbara Cooke, and Hale Smith. Edwards Music Building, Edwards Recital Hall, Department of Music. Phone 919.530.6319 [Hale Smith (b. 1925) is an African American composer, pianist and professor who is profiled at]

Dr. Timothy W. Holley is an Assistant Professor of Music; and Director, University Honors Program.
Timothy W. Holley is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College and the University of Michigan.” “His doctoral dissertation focused on the cello music of African-American composers, and he continues to be active in the study and performance of African-American concert music.” 


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