A dialogue with the members of  Holman United Methodist Church members and musical elders and the community's advocates for African American musical preservation, continuity and heritage.

Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, Moderator
A Sacred Music History Video-Forum - The Role of Sacred Music in the History of African American Los Angeles

2007 - 1 pm - 3 pm
Holman United Methodistt Church

3320 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018-1897

This program for the Study of African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians has as its primary mission the study of the life and work of African Diaspora musicians in the field of sacred music and the collection, preservation and performance of their music.  The Forum facilitates dialogue with the community regarding the Archiving needs of the community, and assists us in completing the African Diaspora Sacred Music History of Los Angeles.


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.