Written By Sydney Bryant
On Tuesday, Sept. 19, students and staff at the University of Pikeville gathered together to welcome international artist, Luvada Harrison, DMA. She performed in Booth Auditorium. Harrison was joined by Phillip Todd Westgate, DMA, professor of music, to present a recital of American music She shared her experiences of her performing career along with her academic successes. She sang many pieces, including “Clear Water” and “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” There was also music from the Golden Age of American Music Theatre. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, Harrison will present a lecture during an African literature survey class taught by Hannah Freeman, Ph.D., associate professor of English. The concert was hosted by UPIKE Experiential Learning and was part of the Humanities on the Hill annual event.