Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Joan R. Hillsman’

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Dr. Joan Hillsman

Dr. Joan Hillsman played Jazz in the City (Southside) with the Syracuse section of the Gospel Music Workshop of America. She is author of the text Gospel Music: An African-American Art Form.

September is Gospel Music Heritage Month.

Class Live

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Dr. Joan Hillsman, musicologist

Dr. Joan Hillsman, musicologist

Dr. Joan Hillsman, music educator and author, gave a clinic on the art and historical significance of gospel music last night for students at Syracuse University. She was joined by a trio of singers that included LaRae Martin-Coore. The event was held at Setnor Auditorium.

Check out a sample of their performance of “Wade in the Water” below.

Southside Block Party

Friday, August 5th, 2011
George Kilpatrick and Dr. Joan Hillsman lead the Gospel Workshop of America in an opening song.

George Kilpatrick and Dr. Joan Hillsman lead the Gospel Workshop of America in an opening song.

This year’s Jazz in the City concert series kicked off last night at Dunk and Bright on South Salina Street. The music featured Rev. Blessed Sikhosana and the Voices of Africa,  Dr. Joan Hillsman with the Gospel Workshop of America (Syracuse Chapter) and the Blacklites.

Jazz in the City--Southside

Jazz in the City–Southside

Rev. Blessed Sikhosana

Rev. Blessed Sikhosana

City officials perform a rendition of Mustang Sally before the Blacklites take the stage.

City officials perform their rendition of “Mustang Sally” before the Blacklites take the stage.

Finally…A Live Recording

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
Dr. Joan R. Hillsman

Dr. Joan R. Hillsman

Musicians and Producers Robert Short, Jr. and Dr. Joan R. Hillsman (above), along with the Bethany Baptist Church Choir and guests recorded a live CD last night. There were several selections of Christ-inspired original compositions  featuring Short, Hillsman, Pastor Phil Turner, Tisha Barnett ,George Kilpatrick, III and many others.

Rev. Phil Turner

Rev. Phil Turner