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PV Singers Travel to South America This Summer

The PV Singers have been invited to combine with two HBCU choral groups to form the “U.S. HBCU Legacy Voices” for concert performances and cultural exchange activities in Medellin, Colombia South America. The travelers are Dr. A. Jan Taylor, Director of Choral Activities, and members of the PV Chamber Singers: Shatavia Brooks Jasmine Currie Gloria …

CGP.PVAMU - Sha'Na Smith (Ghana 2014)

Gilpins Go To Ghana!

GILPINS GO TO GHANA! In May 2014, three Theatre Majors/Minors and Charles Gilpin Players (CGP) travelled to Ghana, West Africa as past of PVAMU’s Study Abroad Program. Glimpses into their reflections and experiences are below.   Sha’Na Lynnette Smith (c/o 2014) – Theatre Major, CGP Secretary Only a few months before I graduated from PVAMU with …

A. Jan Taylor

Taylor Conducts HBCU National Choir at The Kennedy Center

On June 22, 2014, Dr. A. Jan Taylor, Assistant Professor and Director of the PVAMU Concert Chorale will conduct the HBCU National Choir in their “105 Voices of History Concert” on the Terrace Theatre stage at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Representing PVAMU with Dr. Taylor are two music majors, Aarianna Longino and Rodney …

Home Depot

Music Program Wins Home Depot Grant!

After weeks of voting by students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters, PVAMU is one of the winning schools that will receive a grant from The Home Depot’s Retool Your School contest. PVAMU is one of 13 schools that will receive a Tier II $10,000 grant. The funds will be used to renovate the Hobart Taylor …

Dr. Cristal Truscott

Truscott Receives Doris Duke Impact Award

  Dr. Cristal Truscott, department head of Music & Theatre in the Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences, was selected as a recipient of the 2014 Doris Duke Artist Impact Award. The Impact Awards honor those artists who are influential in the shaping of powerful creative movements in contemporary dance, …

Houston Symphony, Mahler 8

Seldon, Taylor and Students Perform ‘Mahler 8′ with Houston Symphony

Dr. Vicki Seldon, Associate Professor of Music, Dr. A. Jan Taylor, Assistant Professor and Director of PV Concert Chorale and several music majors will perform in the chorus for Houston Symphony’s production of Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony for two spectacular evenings on May 9 and 10 at Jones Hall in Houston. Mahler’s Eighth Symphony is nicknamed the …

Marley Three Little Birds

Cornelius’ Musical Arrangements for Bob Marley Show Debut in NYC

Dr. John L. Cornelius, II, Associate Professor and Music Coordinator in the Department of Music and Theatre, provides the musical arrangements and orchestrations for a new children’s musical, Three Little Birds, set to make its New York City debut February 7-23, 2014 at The New Victory Theatre. The musical is based on a story written by …

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