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 2010
Lena McLin and Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef
Festival week: April 6 - 17, 2010
Peninsula Community Church 5640 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Concert - A Celebration of the Musical Masters of African Diaspora Sacred Music -- Featuring the Living Legends Festival Choir with Dr. Lena J. McLin (Composer, conductor and educator) and Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef (Conductor & Composer; Director of Choral Activities at El Camino College).
Legacy Musicians Lectures by Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef on "The Spiritual on the International Stage" and "Dr. Lena J. McLin - Interpreting the Spiritual" (Lecture and Master Class).