The Role of Sacred Music in the History of African American Los Angeles

A dialogue with the members of Bel Vue Presbyterian Church and the community's advocates for African American musical preservation, continuity and heritage.

Dr. Hansonia Caldwell, Moderator

Saturday, January 31, 2004
1pm - 3 pm
Rev. Arthur C. Ross, Jr.


Forum Participants:

Shirley J. Banks
Neodras V. Bridgeforth
Ebony Haywood
Danellen Joseph
Rev. Arthur C. Ross, Sr.
Antoinette Tarkington
Ruth Thompson
Nedra Wheeler
Virginia Williams, director of Music

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.