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GerogiaNolanPayton 100The Georgia & Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music consists of music, books, periodicals, documents, audio & visual materials, and oral histories. The primary goal of the Archive is to facilitate research and documentation of collections of African Diaspora sacred music (church music and religious concert music) created and/or performed by the multicultural population of Southern California.

LIVING LEGENDS FESTIVAL 2008 - A Celebration of the Musical Masters of African Diaspora Sacred Music, featuring a Festival Concert with Two Living Legends – Dr. Don Lee White, and Rodena Preston conducting the LIVING LEGENDS FESTIVAL CHOIR.

REPERTOIRE includes a number of works by the Festival’s Living Legends, as well as works that celebrate the heritage of Legacy Musician Glenn Burleigh.

FESTIVAL WEEK CHOIR REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 5th @ 2:30 pm – at CSU Dominguez Hills, LaCorte Hall, A103, (1000 East Victoria, Parking Lot 6 – Carson)

Monday, April 7th @ 7 pm – at Los Angeles SouthWest College Theatre, (1600 W. Imperial Highway – at Western Avenue)

Tuesday, April 8th @ 7 pm – at Los Angeles SouthWest College Theatre

Wednesday, April 9th @ 7 pm – at Los Angeles SouthWest College Theatre

Friday, April 11th @ 6 pm – at Holman United Methodist Church, (3320 W. Adams Blvd.,LA)

Saturday, April 12th @ 1:30 pm – at Los Angeles SouthWest College Theatre

Sunday, April 13th @ 1:30 pm - at Holman United Methodist Church, (3320 W. Adams Blvd., LA)

FESTIVAL PREVIEW REHEARSALS
(available to anyone who wants to begin rehearsing early – before Festival week)

Dominguez Hills Jubilee Choir (Mus 272A), at CSU Dominguez Hills, LaCorte Hall A204 - Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 pm to 7 pm – March 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 & 26; and

Dominguez Hills Chamber Singers (Mus 271A), at CSU Dominguez Hills, LaCorte Hall A204 – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 pm to 2:15 pm - March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 & 27

PERFORMANCE
Sunday, April 13th @ 4 pm
Holman United Methodist Church

LEGACY MUSICIANS LECTURES

Monday, April 7th @11:30 am – Lecture-Demonstration: Jacqueline Hairston Remembers Jester Hairston. CSU Dominguez Hills, LaCorte Hall A103 - and

Wednesday, April 9th @ 11:30 am -- The Los Angeles History of the African American Church and Its Music with Dr. Don Lee White at CSU Dominguez Hills, LaCorte Hall, A103

 

 

csudh logo WhiteThe African Diaspora Sacred Music & Musicians Program (ADSMM) is an archiving, research and performance program of the California State University Dominguez Hills Music Department , implemented in partnership with the Africana Studies Department and the University Library . The program is multidimensional, and includes the Georgia and Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Music, the Dominguez Hills Jubilee Choir, and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians Network & Forum.

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