Community Conversation with Dr. Diane White-Clayton

Community Conversation
with Dr. Diane White-Clayton

In collaboration with

Berklee Africana Studies

Wednesday, August 3 at 7:00pm
The Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115

Boston Landmarks Orchestra, and Berklee College of Music, will host a Community Conversation with Dr. Diane White-Clayton about her newly commissioned orchestral piece,  Many Mansions. There will be a round table discussion with the Dean of Berklee’s Africana Studies Division, Dr. Emmett G. Price, III, Landmarks Orchestra Music Director, Christopher Wilkins, Grammy Award winning mezzo-soprano, Tichina Vaughn, and widely-acclaimed baritone Phillip Bullock. This discussion will focus on Dr. Diane White-Clayton’s new piece, which will make its debut on Landmarks’ August 6th Hatch Shell concert. Join us Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm in Berklee’s Red Room at Café 939.

Affectionately known as “Dr. Dee,” Diane White-Clayton travels extensively as a vocalist, pianist, composer, conductor, workshop clinician, and speaker. Possessing a three-and-a-half octave range, Diane weaves her high operatic soprano voice with her soulful gospel roots in her self-produced recordings. As a composer, her works have been performed at such venues as the John F. Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, with her most popular piece, “Clap Praise” having been performed across the globe. You can learn more about Dr. Dee here.

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