SOURCE: University of the District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia

March 06, 2012 16:32 ET

Living Legend, Opera Singer Charlotte Holloman to Be Honored by UDC Music Department Friday, March 9th

Special Tribute Will Present Perfomances by UDC Students and Alumni and Raise Funds for Music Scholarships

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - University of the District of Columbia's Music Program of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts will present a Tribute to Charlotte Holloman this Friday, March 9, 2012 at 7:30pm at UDC Van Ness Campus, University Auditorium (Bldg 46 East) located at 4200 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC.

The program will feature special collaborative performances by UDC music department students, alumni and faculty in recognition of the great achievements of Holloman's outstanding career in vocal performance. The event is also a fundraiser to support a special music scholarship.

Produced by the faculty of the Music Program, this Tribute seeks to recognize the great attributes of one of our own, Professor Charlotte Holloman, Director of Vocal Program, Music Department, Howard University, and Professor of Voice, University of the District of Columbia who will be honored in a Music Tribute and Scholarship Fundraiser. Dr. Marjorie Holloman Parker, former Chairman of the UDC Board of Trustees, was her sister-in-law.

The fundraiser program will spotlight the spectacular variety of talents of its music students and faculty who will perform in a wide-spectrum of musical genres to include voice, piano, instrumental ensembles, classical, rhythm and blues, and jazz, as Professor Holloman has sung with and/or taught in all of the above genres with prominent artists.

Tickets are available at the Performing Arts Bldg., 46 West, Music Program, Room A05-C, UDC Van Ness Campus, 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Ticket prices are $20 (general admission), $15 (senior) and $10 (student). Tickets will also be available at the University Auditorium door on the night of the performance.

The University Auditorium (Bldg. 46 East) is conveniently located on Metro's Red Line at the Van Ness-UDC stop. For more information, contact Dr. Marva Cooper at 202-274-5801 or mcooper@udc.edu.

To view an exclusive interview with Professor Holloman, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egkE4MTnieM

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Dr. Marva Cooper
    University of the District of Columbia
    Phone: (202) 274-5801
    E-Mail: mcooper@udc.edu