LiveStream: African American Art Song Alliance Conference

LiveStream from the African American Art Song Alliance Conference

Watch events from the African American Art Song Alliance 20th Anniversary Conference in Irvine, California live–courtesy of the Hampsong Foundation!

The African American Art Song Alliance was founded by Darryl Taylor in 1997. Nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and scholars converge on Irvine to celebrate and investigate African American Art Song, mingled with performances of spirituals, opera, lectures, paper presentations, and panel discussions through the conference. This quinquennial event is always sure to enlighten and entertain. This event is presented in conjunction with Christ Our Redeemer AME Church.

View the full conference schedule here.

Learn more about the African American Art Song Alliance here.

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Live Events available via the Hampsong Foundation’s LiveStream Channel
from the Winifred Smith Hall at the University of California, Irvine

All times are in Pacific Time. Program subject to change without notice.

10:30 AM Pacific (1:30 PM Eastern)
Performance: And She Wrote a Song: Works by Women Composers
Songs by Regina Baiocchi, Lettie Beckon Alston, Maria Thompson Corley, Undine Smith Moore, Zenobia Powell Perry, & Florence B. Price
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  • Leberta Lorál, soprano
  • Maria Thompson Corley, piano
  • Kathryn Goodson, piano
  • Gordon Grubbs, cello
  • Phillip Harris, baritone
  • Rae-Myra Hilliard, soprano
  • Cornelius Johnson, tenor
  • Albert Lee, tenor
  • Amy Petrongelli, soprano
  • Deon Price, piano
  • Blair Salter, piano
  • Charsie Randolph Sawyer, soprano
  • Richard Thompson, piano

12:30 PM Pacific (3:30 PM Eastern)
Lecture: “Performance Analysis of Dorothy Rudd Moore’s Sonnets on Love, Rosebuds, and Death”

2:00 PM Pacific (5:00 PM Eastern)
Performance: Music for Voice by Dorothy Rudd Moore
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  • Cordelia Anderson, soprano
  • Haroutune Bedelian, violin
  • Gerald Blanchard, baritone
  • Gwendolyn Brown, contralto
  • Lisa Edwards-Burrs, soprano
  • Valerie V. Gay, soprano
  • Lorna Griffit, piano
  • Gordon Grubbs, cello
  • Timothy Jones, baritone
  • Andre Myers, piano
  • Marlaina Owens, soprano
  • Richard Thompson, piano
  • Stephen Tucker, piano

11th February 2017


9am - 10pm (Pacific)


Winifred Smith Hall
University of California Irvine
Building 710
Irvine, CA 92626

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