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Jacqueline Hairston to receive Howard Thurman Award
Noted composer, arranger, pianist, music educator, vocal coach, liturgical Musician and Clinician, Jacqueline Hairston will be presented the Howard Thurman Award at Fellowship Church's 70th Anniversary celebration and 19th Annual Howard Thurman Convocation, Sunday, October 19, 3:00 PM, 2041 Larkin Street (between Broadway and Vallejo Streets), San Francisco, CA.
Jacqueline Hairston (known as Jaqui) is a product of Juilliard, Howard University, and Columbia University. She is well known as an award-winning ASCAP composer-Arranger/Pianist and Music Educator. She is a recipient of SF Channel 5 TV's Jefferson Award for Preserving Negro Spirituals, and as well as recipient of a similar award from Friends of Negro Spirituals. Her arrangements of African-Diasporic music resulted in her being awarded the Los Angeles Living Legends Award. An inductee into the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame for Culture & Art, Hairston's works have been performed by renowned solo artists such as Kathleen Battle, Grace Bumbry, Denyce Graves, and the late William Warfield as well as by orchestras worldwide. In 2012 she made her Carnegie Hall debut as invited guest conductor with 300 singers (from around the country) performing her trademark choral arrangements of spirituals, of which Echoes of Jester Hairston was a world premiere in tribute to her cousin, the late Jester Hairston (of the TV program AMEN). She is slated to return to Carnegie Hall in 2016 with a performance that includes tributes to Pulitzer Prize writer Alice Walker, jazz phenomenon Wynton Marsalis, exquisite interpreter of African-Diaspora music Kathleen Battle plus selected choral groups.
Additional performers at the convocation include: Dr. Carl Blake, internationally acclaimed pianist and Pope Flyne, master drummer from Ghana.
Fellowship Church: July 6, 2014
Posted on July 9, 2014 by Wade Lee Hudson
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Second Sundays Social Justice Film Series
Sunday, June 14, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Watch the trailer: http://watch.citizenkoch.com/
Set against the rise of the Tea Party in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling, a citizen uprising to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker collides with the Tea Party-aligned “Americans for Prosperity,” a group founded and lavishly financed by two of the world’s richest men —David and Charles Koch. As Republican working class voters find themselves in the crosshairs of their own party and its billionaire backers, they are forced to choose sides. Directed by Academy Award-nominated directors Carl Deal & Tia Lessin (Trouble the Water; co-producers Fahrenheit 911 and Capitalism: A Love Story).
"The Living Wisdom of Howard Thurman" - Audio Collection
We are pleased to announce the release of a new six-CD audio program featuring digitally remastered recordings of some of Dr. Thurman's most inspiring meditations, sermons, lectures and prayers. Highlights include introductions by Vincent Harding, Alice Walker, Michael Beckwith, Luther Smith, Edward Kaplan, and Liza Rankow. Published by Sounds True. For more information click here. The CD set is available for purchase at the Church bookstore.
Howard Thurman's Books are Available for Purchase at Fellowship Church
Fellowship Church carries Dr. Howard Thurman's profoundly inspirational books. Support the church he co-founded by purchasing them through our bookstore.
The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples was founded in 1944 by Dr. Howard Thurman and Dr. Alfred Fisk as the nation's first interracial interfaith congregation.