Concerts and Appearances
Calendar - 2016
Events where I'll be performing, hosting, and attending!
committed to helping build strong communities through her music. She has
performed and conducted clinics and workshops in a broad variety of settings
including college and universities, schools, museums, care facilities,
churches, and community centers. Utilizing her skills as an experienced
public speaker, Loisï¿½s presentations are educational, interactive
and suitable for audiences of all ages.
She holds a Bachelor
of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Speech
and Hearing Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill and has taken masters level courses and classes in a broad range
- Crossing Jordan:
A musical journey through spirituals and antique gospel music. This
inspirational presentation highlights the integral role of music in
celebrations, ceremonies and rituals with a special emphasis on songs
of hope and mourning.
A workshop in improvisation where participants engage in active listening
and singing, and learn new ways to experience familiar (age appropriate)
songs. The workshop also includes tips and techniques for making musical
performances more relaxed, polished and enjoyable.
- Poetry to Song:
Participants in this workshop learn techniques for communicating every
day experiences and emotions. After completing a guided exercise,
simple poems written by the participants are transformed into songs.
- Jazz, Blues, and Beyond!
This introduction to traditional African American Musicï¿½Spirituals,
Blues, and Jazz ï¿½demonstrates and highlights the connections
between various genres of music.
Lesson plans, bibliographies,
listening and reading lists are available upon request.
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