Perkins School of Theology invites you to join faculty, students, and alumni at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Bridwell Library. The Sacred Music program at Perkins will host the first Doctor of Pastoral Music Research Showcase. The event will include academic presentations by current doctoral candidate Roger Holland and Stanton Nelson, a graduate. Presentations will be followed by a reception at Bridwell’s Gill Hall.
We invite you to attend in person or virtually. Click on the link below and register to participate: https://smu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1LY2XT4vODuuAjs
Stanton Nelson is a music associate at Highland Park UMC in Dallas and leads a non-profit organization, Noted with Honor, in order to compose pieces for hospice patients to honor their lives of faith. Besides self-publishing over 250 pieces of music, Stanton has released seven original composition albums: Genesis, From the Launchpad, On This Journey, Respite, With These People, Offertory and Glory to God. He holds a Bachelor of Music (Piano Performance) from the University of Kansas and a Master of Music (Collaborative Piano Performance) from the University of Michigan, as well as a Master of Divinity from The King’s University and a Doctor of Pastoral Music from Southern Methodist University.
Roger Holland II is a Teaching Associate Professor and director of The Spirituals Project at the University of Denver. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary in New York City, Roger is also the editor of the In Spirit and Truth series published by GIA Publications, Inc., which focuses on the idiomatic expressions of Black music for Black Catholics. His presentation is titled “The Theosonics of Black Catholic Spirituality.”