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Westminster Town Hall Forum: André Thomas on meaning, impact of African-American spirituals

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André Thomas is professor of music at Florida State University.
André Thomas, professor of choral music education, director of choral activities and the Owen F. Sellers professor of music at Florida State University.
Courtesy of Westminster Town Hall Forum

André Thomas, professor of music at Florida State University, speaks about the meaning and impact of African-American spirituals at the Westminster Town Hall Forum. 

Thomas is a choral director and composer and author of the book, “Way Over in Beulah Lan’: Understanding and Performing the Negro Spiritual.” 

He spoke on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the forum held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Minneapolis.