January 28, 2016

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama State Council on the Arts

Alabama Arts Radio Series - Anne Kimzey interviews Bill Hogan about teaching Sacred Harp singing



Bill Hogan

Folklife Program Manager Anne Kimzey talks to 2016 Folk Arts Apprenticeship grantee and Sacred Harp singing teacher Bill Hogan. Folk Arts Apprenticeship grants go to master artists to teach their traditional skills to students.

Hogan discusses his participation in shape-note music and the teaching of a new class on the Sacred Harp singing tradition that is free and available to the general public every 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Jubilee Center, 432 S Goldthwaite St. in Montgomery at 5:30 to 7 PM

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 9:00 to 9:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 

This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

Listen first hand using the link below.

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