Black History Month Concert in Hickory on Feb. 29

Black History Month Concert 2

Thursday, February 29, 5:30pm, Hickory Campus Atrium

Refreshments at 5:00

800 17th Street NW, Hickory, NC 28601

Presented by Hayes School of Music, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Student Affairs


Opening Remarks
Lamont Sellers, Director of Intercultural Student Affairs


"Gravity," by Anthony Barfield (b. 1983)
"Satin Doll" by Duke Ellington (1899-1974) and Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967), arr. Jack Gale
James Stokes, trumpet
Brent Bingham, trumpet
Dakota Corbliss, French horn
Joseph Brown, trombone
Sam Ambrose, tuba


Incantation and Dance (1942), by William Grant Still
Alicia Chapman, oboe
Melissa Lesbines, piano

“The Negro Speaks of Rivers,” (1920) by Langston Hughes (1901-1967)
“Mother To Son” (1920)
"Harlem" (1951)
Performer: Leon Lewis, reader

Palm Leaf Rag (1903), by Scott Joplin (c. 1868-1917)
Weeping Willow (1903), by Scott Joplin
Black Bottom Stomp (1938), by Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (1890-1941)
Performer: Bair Shagdaron, piano


Suite from Violin and Piano (1943), by William Grant Still (1895-1978), arr. Alexa Still
  II. Mother and Child
Soo Goh, clarinet
James Douthit, piano


"Wade in the Water," (1967) by Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)  
Performer: James Douthit, piano


"As from a Quiver of Arrows," (1995) by Carl Philips (b. 1959)
Performer: Ryan McGuckin, reader


"God Is Great," by Ricky Dillard (b. 1965)
“I Shall Wear A Crown,” arr. Trey McLaughlin (b. 1984)
“Smile,” by Kirk Franklin (b. 1970)
Appalachian Gospel Choir, Directed by DaVaughn Miller
Jay Archie, piano
Alvin Carlise, bass
Kendrick Davis, drums
Dolan Ramseur, guitar