Monday, May 15, 2017

John Malveaux: I invited composer Dr. James Newton to Friends of William Grant Still Lecture Sept. 9, 2017 in Long Beach before Still's Symphony No. 2 is performed Nov. 11

Dr. James Newton

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Briefly chatted with composer, flutist, conductor Dr. James Newton during intermission at LA Opera production of TOSCA, May 13, 2017. Dr. Newton is currently writing a new chamber composition. I invited Dr. Newton to join other Friends of William Grant Still lecture, September 9, 2017, Michelle Obama Library, Long Beach, Ca. Dr. Newton visited William Grant Still in his Los Angeles home. The Friends of William Grant Still lecture is an event produced by MusicUNTOLD to heighten awareness of WGS achievements in classical and opera music prior to Long Beach Symphony Orchestra November 11, 2017 Veteran's Day concert to include WGS's Symphony No 2 in G-Minor: Song of A New Race. See pic and website

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