“We don’t have a lot of performances in Columbus by African American concert musicians, and I felt like this was an opportune times to change that.” –Mark Lomax, musician, composer, educator
April 7th at 2:00 pm, cellist Timothy W. Holley, associate professor of music at North Carolina Central University, and pianist, composer, and recording artist Karen Walwyn, associate professor at Howard University, will journey through an array of classical music pieces.
Their performance, featuring works by African American composers, will draw attention to how African Americans have shaped classical music. The program will include pieces by Wexner Center Artist Residency recipient Mark Lomax II, Adolphus Hailstork, Tania León, Dorothy Rudd Moore, Florence Price, Trevor Weston, and more.
- Come and support Holley and Walwyn! Tickets are available here: https://wexarts.org/performing-arts/timothy-holley-and-karen-walwyn.
Join noted cellist Timothy W. Holley (associate professor of music at North Carolina Central University) and pianist, composer, and recording artist Karen Walwyn (associate professor at Howard University) for this chamber concert highlighting African American composers. The pair will perform works by Adolphus Hailstork, Tania León, Dorothy Rudd Moore, Florence Price, Trevor Weston, and Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipient Mark Lomax II, among others.
Holley’s Webpage: http://www.nccu.edu/directory/details.cfm?id=tholley