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Distinguished guest artist in residence, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, discusses Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition. This event is free and open to the public. No prior singing experience needed!

This residency is made possible in part by a Mellon Foundation grant and matching funds from the School of Music. Dr. Barnwell’s residency supports the Herberger Institute Initiative “Projecting All Voices.” For more information visit Dr. Barnwell's website or visit TEDx TALK to hear her discuss the power of vocal communities.

Residency events:

Tuesday, Sept 5
8:30–10:30 a.m., ASU Gammage room G311:  Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition
4:30–5:45 p.m., ASU Gammage room G301:  Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition with the ASU Gospel Choir

Wednesday, Sept 6
11:50 a.m.–12:40 p.m., Katzin Concert Hall:  An African World View of Music lecture
4:30–6:15 p.m., ASU Gammage room 301:  Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition 

Thursday, Sept 7
7:30–8:30 p.m., Katzin Concert Hall:  Fortune’s Bones a lecture and interview led by Professor Daniel Bernard Roumain

Friday, Sept 8
9:40–10:30 a.m., Evelyn Smith Music Theatre:  Music in the Community lecture
7–8:30 p.m. Desert Foothills United Methodist Church: Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition 

For more information please contact:
School of Music
Music@asu.edu
480-965-3371
Desert Foothills United Methodist Church