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Happy Birthday, Alice Parker!

by sarah - December 18th, 2015.
Filed under: composers, important dates, women composers. Tagged as: .

American composer, conductor, arranger, and educator Alice Parker celebrated her 90th birthday on Wednesday.

We were delighted to see that NPR covered this notable occasion on All Things Considered.  Listen to the story below (the transcript is also available here):

Learn more about Alice Parker on the Melodious Accord website, and find links to the YouTube videos choirs across the country have been making in honor of Parker’s birthday on the Melodious Accord Facebook page.

You can read an interview here that students at Berklee College of Music conducted with Parker in Spring of 2015

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