Friday, December 19, 2008

Hailstork receives King commission

Adolphus Hailstork, the composer based at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, has been commissioned by the Alabama Symphony, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Alys Stephens Center to write a work for "Reflect and Rejoice," a concert staged annually to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The work is expected to be introduced in 2011, Michael Huebner reports on his blog for The Birmingham News: