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Haitian Composer Featured At ULM Concert And Lecture

The Composer-in-Residence program allows ULM students to learn from musicians across the world

The University of Louisiana Monroe's Visual and Performing Arts program is hosting its lecture and concert for the Spring 2017 Composer- in - Residence this Tuesday, February 21st. The lecture will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Biedenharn Recital Hall. The concert will also be held in the Recital Hall from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sydney Guillaume, the composer - in - residence for this semester, currently lives in Portland, Oregan, but is originally from the country of Haiti. His lecture will focus on the Haitian influences that are found his musical compositions. 

The concert that will take place later that day will be performed by the ULM Concert Choir, ULM Chamber Singers, and some of the university's percussion students. The students will be performing four of Guillaume's compositions. 

The concert is free and open to the public. More information on ULM's VAPA program can be found here.