Monday, March 12, 2012

'Mickey Thomas Terry-Organ Lecture Recital-Works of African-American Composers-March 26'

[Mickey Thomas Terry Ph.D.; African-American Organ Music Anthology; Mickey Thomas Terry Ph.D., Editor; MorningStar Music Publishers-Fenton, MO.]

On Monday, March 26th, the Howard University Department of Music will present organist Mickey Thomas Terry in a lecture recital that will feature the works of African-American composers. This program will be a part of Howard University Department of Music's 2012 Theory and Composition Symposium. The program will feature works published in the "African-American Organ Music Anthology" [MorningStar Music Publishers-Fenton, MO.], edited by Mickey Thomas Terry. Performed will be compositions by Pultizer Prize-winner George Walker, Ulysses Kay, Mark Fax, Thomas H. Kerr, and Washington area composer Evelyn Simpson-Curenton.

The performance will take place at St. Paul's Church at Rock Creek [location: Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street, NW, (off of North Capitol Street, near the Old Soldier's Home). The program will begin at 7pm A point of note: two of the featured composers, Mark Fax and Thomas Kerr (both former Howard University music faculty) are interred in Rock Creek Cemetery, which surrounds St. Paul's Church. Admission is free and open to the general public. This program is part of the centennial celebration of the Howard University School of Music.

[GeorgeWalker (b. 1922) is profiled at His personal website is:]

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