Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Videmus @ 25 Festival Continues March 22-25, 2012, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



8:45 Person Recital Hall
Welcome – Terry Rhodes, Chair, UNC Music Department and
Louise Toppin, Director, Videmus
9:00-10:45 Person Recital Hall
Panel: The Future of African American Music Research and Scholarship.
Moderator: Maurice Wheeler (University of North Texas) Panelists: Marti Newland (Columbia University),
William Banfield (Berklee College of Music), Dwight Andrews (Emory University)
12:45-2:00 Hill Hall, Room 107
Professor Emeritus Tufts University
First Board President of Videmus, 1986
2:00-3:00 Hill Hall, Room 107
Lecture: “Global Griot: Herbie Hancock and the Shifting Context of Postmodernism in Jazz.”
Presenter: Tammy Kernodle (Miami University of Ohio)
3:30-5:30 Hill Hall, Room 107
Discussion/Concert: Vocal Music of Early Art Song Composers Harry Burleigh, Nathaniel Dett, Clarence Cameron White and Samuel Coleridge Taylor.
Moderator: Jon Finson (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Presenters: Jean Snyder (Edinboro University), Roland Carter (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga) Regina McConnell (Emeritus, The University of Maryland/Catholic University), Gail Robinson-Oturu (Austin Peay University), Timothy Sparks (UNC-Chapel Hill) and Marvin Mills.
5:30-6:30 Hill Hall, Room 107
Concert: Students and young professionals
8:00 Memorial Hall (Carolina Performing Arts)
Concert: Herbie Hancock

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
9:00-10:45 Hill Hall, Room 107
Panel: Building Black Music at HBCUs-Perspectives on Hampton University
Moderator: David Pier (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Presenters: Juanita Karpf (Case Western Reserve), Chris Wells (UNC-Chapel Hill)
11:00-1:00 Hill Hall, Room 107
Panel Discussion: Music of Composers born, 1971-1991.
Moderator: Julius Williams (Berklee College of Music)
Presenters: Marian Harrison (Spelman College), Nkeiru Okoye, (Hofstra University), Sherisse Rogers, Ivy Julease Newman and Joseph Jones
2:00-4:00 Person Recital Hall
Concert: Works of Women and African American Composers by UNC Music Students
4:30-6:30 Kenan Rehearsal Hall
Concert- Jazz Interlude: compositions of Sherisse Rogers
UNC Jazz band, James Ketch and Steve Anderson conductors
8:00 Hill Hall Auditorium
Faculty Chamber Recital. Contemporary Music Trends: Works of David Baker, Zenobia Perry, Anthony Kelley, Leslie Adams, and Margaret Bonds.
Guest artists Lisa Edwards Burrs (Virginia State University), soprano, David Heid (Duke University) piano, and UNC faculty Brent Wissick, cello, Cameron Britt, percussion, Don Oehler, clarinet, Brooks De Wetter Smith, flute, Tommy Otten, piano and Evan Feldman conductor

9:30-10:30 Person Recital Hall
African American Piano Repertoire for the Studio Teacher
Presenters: Ann Sears (Wheaton College), Steinway artist Donal Fox and Karen Walwyn
(Duke University Fellow/Howard University)
10:45-12:00 Person Recital Hall
Piano Masterclass with Karen Walwyn
(Duke University Fellow/Howard University)
9:45-11:00 Hill Hall Auditorium
Panel: Spirituals vs. Art Songs – Issues of interpretation.
Moderator: Gerald Knight, (Elon University)
Presenter: Willis Patterson (Emeritus, University of Michigan) and Uzee Brown (Morehouse College)
11:00-12:30 Hill Hall Auditorium
Choral Clinic on African American Music
Presenters: David Morrow (Morehouse College)
12:30-1:15 Hill Hall Auditorium
African American composition choral reading session with Roland Carter (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga), D’Walla Burke (Winston-Salem State University), and Damon Dandridge (Michigan State University)
1:30-2:30 Hill Hall Auditorium
GIA reading choral with James Abbington (Emory University)
10:45-11:45 Hill Hall, Room 107
Panel: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Treemonisha
Moderator: Horace Maxile (Center for Black Music Research)Presenters: Genna Rae McNeill (UNC- Chapel Hill), Ann Sears (Wheaton College) and William Andrews (UNC-Chapel Hill)
12:00-1:30 Hill Hall, Room 107
Panel: The Black Composer: Past Perspectives, Current Trends and Future Directions.
Moderator: Horace Maxile
Presenters include: Adolphus Hailstork (Old Dominion University), Anthony Kelley (Duke University), Trevor Weston (Drew University), William Banfield (Berklee College of Music) and Steinway artist Donal Fox.
2:30-4:00 Person Recital Hall
Panel: Legendary Southern Opera Divas
Moderator: George Shirley (Emeritus, University of Michigan/Metropolitan Opera)
Panelists: Hilda Harris (Metropolitan Opera),
Martha Flowers (La Scala Opera)
Leona Mitchell (Metropolitan Opera)
4:00-6:30 Hill Hall, Room 107
Discussion: Reflections on Composer William Grant Still
Presenter: Judith Ann Still
Hill Hall Auditorium
Operas: Highway One USA (Still) and Dream Lovers (Coleridge Taylor) by UNC Opera
Q&A with Gail Murchison (The College of William and Mary) and Judith Still following the performance
8:00 Hill Hall Auditorium
Concert: A Night at the Opera
Artists: George Shirley, Marquita Lister, Robert Honeysucker, Sam McKelton, Anthony Turner, Laura English Robinson, Daniel Washington, Patricia Miller, Louise Toppin, Donal Fox and Norkio Yasuda, piano.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012
12:00-2:00 Person Recital Hall
Masterclass with Marquita Lister
3:00 Hill Hall Auditorium
Recital: Darryl Taylor, Countertenor
Music of Living Women and African American Composers

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