The Georgia & Nolan Payton Archive of Sacred Musicconsists 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.
ADSMM Living Legends Festival 2005
Living Legend Dr. Anton Armstrong and Dr. Rose Brooks, Honorary Guest
Festival week: April 23 - 30, 2005 Stuart E. Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College
Featuring the Living Legends Choir, Dr. Anton Armstrong, Professor of Music at St. Olaf College and conductor of the St. Olaf Choir , a pre-concert panel honorary guest Rose B. Brooks and a tribute to the Shambrey Chorale's founding director Celestine Shambrey, accompaninists Vennie F. Johnson, Thelma Hicks, and remaining Chorale members.