Maestro Paul Freeman

    Maestro Paul Freeman (January 2, 1936 – July 21, 2015) earned his doctorate in music from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., and studied for two years at Berlin’s Hochschule fur Musik on a Fulbright Scholarship. He later trained with the eminent French conductor Pierre Monteux. Paul Freeman became one of…

Betye Saar, artist

  Betye Saar (b. 1926, Los Angeles) is an African decent artist whose work consistently speak to issues of race, gender, and spirituality. Known as an assemblage artist, Saar’s work combines many different symbols along with objects found on her travels across Africa, Mexico, Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean and especially in Los Angeles.

Baritone MLK Jr.

Baritone MLK Jr The three King children, including Martin Jr. took piano lessons from their mother, Alberta William King * MLK Jr. sang in his Father’s church choir at the 1939 Atlanta premiere of the movie ‘Gone with the Wind’ and in the Glee Club at Morehouse College. MLK Jr. wrote in his biography “On…

Roy Harris ‘BICENTENNIAL SYMPHONY’ premiered at Kennedy Center with National Symphony Orchestra Feb 10-12, 1976

    American composer Roy Harris ‘BICENTENNIAL SYMPHONY’ premiered at Kennedy Center with National Symphony Orchestra Feb 10-12, 1976 under the baton of substitute conductor Murray Sidlin. Conductor Anat Durati became ill after reviewing the score. Roy Harris believed a great achievement to highlight during the 1st 200 years is the Union victory in the…