Speakers & Lecturers

a selection of readings and lectures from previous concerts


Randye Jones

Soprano and Archivist

Grinnell College

on Harry T. Burleigh's Concert Spirituals and Art Songs.

Dr. Jean Snyder

World’s Leading Scholar on Burleigh

on Harry T. Burleigh

Rev. Jacob Smith

Rector of St. George's Church

Reads an address dedicated to Harry T. Burleigh.

Gabriela Nguyen

Member of St. George’s Church

Reads a school report found in the St. George’s archives written by Walter Allen Scott in 1964.

Dr. Horace Maxile

Associate Professor of Music Theory

Baylor University

Remarks on Harry T. Burleigh’s “From the Southland”