"Journey Through Black Music: Art. Aesthetics. Activism." with Ollie Watts Davis

8 Jul 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Dr. Ollie Watts Davis shares her inspiring journey as a performance scholar of the sacred solo, art song, and choral music of African Americans. Performance practice, historical context, and aesthetic choices that influenced various genres will be presented. Dr. Davis will offer authentic renderings of the traditions, and lead the attendees in an enthusiastic listening experience.

There will be an opportunity for questions and answers in a robust exchange.

About Ollie Watts Davis

Throughout the month of July, the U of I School of Music presents Illinois Summer Music ONLINE! All sessions are presented free of charge, all you need is a computer and an internet connection. 

Register Now! Registration for this session ends at 9:00 AM on Monday, July 6.