Center Celebrates Black History Month

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Photo of Kathy Bullock, associate professor of music at Berea College
Kathy Bullock, associate professor of music at Berea College

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Featured artists are Kathy Bullock, associate professor of music at Berea College; Darnel Jones, an instructor in music, voice and speech at Lexington Community College and the Department of Theatre in the UK College of Fine Arts; along with Berea students Kimberly Wilson and Mary Trumbo.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2004) -- In celebration of Black History Month, the Singletary Center for the Arts is sponsoring "A Festival of Spiritual Songs in Celebration of Diversity" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19.

Featured artists are Kathy Bullock, associate professor of music at Berea College; Darnel Jones, an instructor in music, voice and speech at Lexington Community College and the Department of Theatre in the UK College of Fine Arts; along with Berea students Kimberly Wilson and Mary Trumbo.

“Such songs as "Walk With God," "I Didn't Hear Nobody Pray," and "Wait Until I Put On My Crown" will be performed in a most entertaining and innovative way,” said Holly Salisbury, UK Singletary Center director.

Ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $5 for students, children, UK faculty and staff and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at the Singletary Center Ticket Office, by calling (859) 257-4929, or on-line.

Since 1991, Bullock has been teaching music theory, African-American music, ethnomusicology, class piano, and music history at Berea College.

A native of Paris, Ky., and a UK College of Education graduate, Darnel Jones is the creator of an original operatic stage play Transcendent Voices (2001). He also has a Master of Fine Arts in acting and performance studies from Columbia University.


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