Dr. Kathy Bullock is a professor of music at Berea College, Berea, Kentucky where she has worked for the past twenty eight years. There she teaches music and general studies courses and is director emeritus of the Black Music Ensemble (a seventy-voice choir that specializes in performance of African-American sacred music). She has designed and completed programs of study abroad for Berea College students, traveling to Zimbabwe, Ghana and the Caribbean. As a scholar, performer, choral and church music director, Dr. Bullock has provided numerous presentations, performances, lectures and workshops throughout the United States, Europe and Africa in the areas of spirituals, gospel music, and music of the African diaspora. Additionally she is co-editor of an anthology of art songs by contemporary African-American composers. Dr. Bullock has earned the Ph.D. and M.A. in Music Theory from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and a B.A. in Music from Brandeis University, MA. Most importantly, Dr. Bullock brings to her programs a rich cultural heritage and tradition. She also brings a love and passion for music of all kinds, a deep appreciation of music’s beauty, power and spiritual possibilities, and an infectious excitement in the performing and sharing of it with others.
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