Burleigh Spring 2022
Harry T. Burleigh Spirituals Festival

Celebrating and Preserving the African American Soundscape

Saturday, March 19th

8:00am to 5:30pm- Workshops and Clinics 

Performing Arts Center, Tennessee State University

 

Clinicians, Lecturers, and Presenters:

Lori C. Hicks, DMA, soprano

Vocal Coach, Composer, Educator, and Administrator, Kentucky State University

 

Brandon Waddles, Ph.D.

Conductor, Composer, Music Director, and Professor, Wayne State University

 

Dr. Jean Snyder, Burleigh Biographer and Author, Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

 

Dr. Louise Toppin, soprano

Director, Videmus Foundation and Records

and Professor, University of Michigan

 

Michelle Mckinney

Archivist, Griot, Singer, and Executive Director, Detroit Sound Conservancy

 

Sunday, March 20th

3:00pm- Pre-Concert Talk

4:00pm- Burleigh Festival Scholarship Concert 

Honoring Artistry Rooted in the Black Church and the 50th Anniversary of Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace Album

Westwood Baptist Church-University Center

 

Available to view on Facebook/YouTube Live

 

All proceeds benefit the H.T. Burleigh Fund for Vocal Studies at Tennessee State University

 

Registration Link: https://tnstateu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0PwwoGNYGh4mX0G 

 

 

Donation Link: https://epay.tnstate.edu/C20204_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=429&SINGLESTORE=true

 

 

For further inquiries,

 

Patrick Dailey, MM

Founder and Director of the Big Blue Opera Initiatives at Tennessee State University

pdailey@tnstate.edu

 

 

 

Patrick Dailey

www.PatrickDaileyCT.com