Ceremony / Service:9th Annual Shirley Verrett Award Ceremony
Ann Arbor, MI
Please note the change in date. RSVP online here: http://www.cew.umich.edu/events/9th-annual-shirley-verrett-award-ceremony-2 The University of Michigan Women of Color in the Academy Project will present its 9th Annual Shirley Verrett Award to Professor of Music (Voice), Daniel Washington, on May 12, 2021. Professor Washington is being recognized for his exemplary leadership and advocacy on behalf of diverse students and faculty artists at U-M. In addition, we are celebrating his innovation and impact on advancing diversity and inclusion at U-M and beyond through his performances and service. Marcía Porter, Professor of Voice, Florida State University, and the cousin & former student of Shirley Verrett, will be a special guest performer! The event is free and open to the public, however, registration is requested. Feel free to forward this invitation to those who may be interested in learning more about Shirley Verrett and Daniel Washington’s impact on academia and the Arts!