An evening of poetry and music with Dr. Frederick C. Tillis
Tuesday, April 21, 2009Augusta Savage Gallery 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
Reading from his most recent book of poetry, this Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts brings us reflections and a celebration for those meaningful moments in life. Dr. Tillis, a native of Galveston, Texas is an accomplished poet, composer, saxophonist, professor, and administrator. He has published numerous books of poetry; and his music catalog is extensive, including more than 125 compositions and commissions, spanning both jazz and classical European traditions in various media - orchestral, jazz, instrumental, choral, chamber music, and vocal works.