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Together Twilight: Protest & Gospel with Dr Philip A. Woodmore

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Join us for an evening of gospel singing and engage in a timely discussion about protest music and social justice in the USA .

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This session, led by St Louis-based music director Dr Philip A. Woodmore, will discuss how protest music and social justice movements in the United States link to gospel music and black culture. You'll be hearing exerpts from his new book, learning about the history of protest music and singing a gospel song together by the end of the evening. No prior musical experience is needed – just an enthusiasm to learn and participate

With a wealth of experience as a musician, composer, vocal teacher and choir leader, Philiip has been choir Director of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Choir , written for Broad way and collaborated on a project surrounding the final sermon of Dr. Martin Luther King, The Drum Major Instinct, which premiered at the BRIC in Brooklyn, New York on April 2017. Philip's music's mission is to inspire community through musical expression

Together Twilight Sessions is a programme of workshops and conversations with internationally renowned vocal artists and musical experts.

Inviting audiences to delve into a wide range of vocal and musical styles, the Together Twilight Sessions workshops are designed for anyone curious to know more about the multi-faceted aspects of music, with a particular focus on singing and the voice.

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Tickets: £5.00

Workshops take place on Zoom

Sessions will be recorded and all attendees will receive the recording following the workshop to access any time

Artist Biography

Saint Louis native, Dr. Philip A. Woodmore has been an active member of the St. Louis music community for many years. Phil received his bachelors from Saint Louis University in Business Marketing and Music Vocal Performance, his masters from Webster University in Music Education, and his PhD in Music Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His research interests are the changing voice, voice pedagogy, and the transformative power of music. Phil taught choir one year at Ferguson and Berkley Middle Schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District and then went on to become the choir director at Crestview Middle School in the Rockwood School District where he taught for 12 years. Along with his work in Rockwood, Phil was the Coordinator of the Voice Program at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) and the artist director of the Allegro Music Company from 2008-2017, has been the director of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Choir since 2009, was the director of the Northern Arizona University Gospel Choir from 2014-2017, Artist in Residency for the State of Arizona for a two year term 2016-2018, minister of music at Trinity Community Church from 1992-2018, and vocal coach to many in the St. Louis and New York. In 2016 Phil composed an original score for the Off-Broadway smash hit, Antigone in Ferguson. For more information on Dr. Woodmore please visit his website, www.philipawoodmore.com

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