Enjoy an Evening with Soprano Caroline Gibson During Black History Month at Claflin University

Feb 10, 2015
Soprano Dr. Caroline G. Gibson will perform a selection of spirituals and works by Handel, Mozart, Mahler, Verdi, Gershwin and others on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at Claflin University.

The concert will be held at 7 p.m. in Moss Auditorium in the W.V. Middleton Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public.

Gibson earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa School of Music, and her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Catholic University of America Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and the University of Maryland, respectively. Additionally, she is an alumnus of the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, and the Senese Vocal Program in Siena, Italy.

Gibson has performed solo concert tours in Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and has sung throughout Europe and on the stages of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Steinway and Sons Recital Hall, George Washington National Masonic Memorial and others. She has been featured on classical radio and public television programs and toured with the Harlem Festival Theater in Germany and Living Arts in the Midwest and Hong Kong.

Gibson serves as executive director of The Singers’ Project/District of Columbia Federation of Music Clubs and sits on the board of directors for both the DCFMC and the National Federation of Music Clubs. She has recorded a CD of Negro spirituals, “On Ma Journey Now,” and a companion DVD, “The Making of ‘On Ma Journey Now.’”

Gibson’s performance is part of the University’s celebration of Black History Month. For more information and a complete list of Black History Month events at Claflin, visit www.claflin.edu.

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