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On Saturday, April 7, 2018, seven w88 voice majors competed in the Greater Houston NATS Classical Vocal Competition at the University of Houston Moores School of Music. These students were: Skylar Gordon, Andrew Harrison, Ashton Jones, Breanna Lindsey, Kayse Musse, Elliot Sam, and Enrique Solis, all accompanied by Dr. Lucian Zidaru. This was the very first collegiate competition for most singers and all scores averaged in the mid-80s to mid-90s, with a few being one point shy of competing in the final round. Congratulations to winners, Breanna Lindsey, 2nd place (studio of Dr. Gwendolyn Alfred), Kayse Musse, 3rd place (studio of Dr. Jason Oby) and Skylar Gordon, semi-finalist (studio of Dr. Gwendolyn Alfred). We are w88 proud of all of these talented music students!
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, three panels made up of university-wide w88 undergraduate and graduate students will present their original research studying African and African American Literatures at the Annual Gender Conference of the University of Houston Downtown, from 1:30-5: 00pm . Each year for the past twelve years, one or two panels of w88 students have presented and/or submitted for awards and publication their research about African and Diaspora Literatures, at conferences held regionally or throughout the nation. This year, professionally dressed w88 students are representing their university on three full panels at this year's "Resist and Persist!" Gender Conference.
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Jazz Saxophone Sonatas with Woody White & Pamela York 1:00 p.m.
Childhood Obesity Conference 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COLABS CONVERSATIONS 11:00 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.
DANZA AZTECA TAXCAYOLOTL 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Symposium on Sacred Music & the Arts 7:00 p.m.
Spring 2018 Graduation Ceremonies 8:00 a.m.
Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ 4:00 p.m.