Carmund White - Solo Lecture Recita
Date: 4:30pm PDT April 13, 2010 Location: Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Tenor Carmund White will perform a solo lecture recital on the African-American spiritual. Mr. White’s haunting performance will intersperse remarks about the history and context of the spiritual with his stunning a cappella interpretations of many of these powerful songs.
Carmund White is an experienced opera singer, actor, and scholar, with performing credits including the Kennedy Center, Indianapolis Opera, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, and LongLeaf Opera. His acting roles range from Shakespeare to Athol Fugard. He is a member of the faculty of the Berkshire Choral Festival, and for years, he served as Head Vocal Coach for the African American Choral Ensemble, a unique organization at Indiana University dedicated to performing choral works by African American composers.
Reception to follow performance in lower level of Chapel.
Co-sponsored by the Dean of the College’s Distinguished Speaker Fund, the Music Department, and the Ethnic Studies Program.