The Front Row

“Stirring the Soul”

We have a preview of the Houston Ebony Music Society’s 2012 Juneteenth Summer Concert Stirring the Soul.  Composer-arranger John Cornelius, musicologist Carrie Allen Tipton, and program director Jason Oby join four of the Ebony Opera Guild singers in the Geary Performance Studio for an exploration of the musical tradition of the African-American male vocal quartet.

Program Director Jason Oby; musicologist Dr. Carrie Allen Tipton; composer/arranger/pianist Dr. John L. Cornelius II; and singers/members of the Houston Ebony Opera Guild Chorus and Male Quartet, Adavion Wayne and Wayne Ashley, tenors; DuWayne Davis, baritone; and Leon Turner, bass; perform and talk with St.John Flynn