January 19, 2012
From: Laura J. Woodard, Director of Media Relations
“Celebration of African Americans in the Arts" concert scheduled for Feb. 3 at ULM
The University of Louisiana at Monroe Division of Music is pleased to present a concert titled “Celebration of African Americans in the Arts" Friday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Emy-Lou Beidenharn Recital Hall.
This event will include a welcome by ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno and will showcase performances by ULM's music and dance faculty.
Featured artists will include Division of Music faculty members Dr. Scot Humes, Associate Professor Louis Nabors and Associate Professor Deborah McClung-Guillory, and will also include choreography by Division of Dance faculty members Robin Stephens and Tina Mullone.
Also appearing as special guest artists will be bass Leon Turner and soprano Brenda Wimberly.
This concert will include selections from two Broadway musicals, George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" and Kurt Weil's "Lost in the Stars," as well as Hal Johnson's arrangements of "I Got to Lie Down" and "Ain't Got Time to Die," and other spirituals.
This concert is made possible through the support of the ULM student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association and the ULM Campus Activities Board, with assistance from the members of the Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity.