Dr. Naomi Andre is the winner of the 2017-2018 Shirley Verrett Award. The Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) at CEW will present its 7th Annual Shirley Verrett Award on February 12th, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Stamps Auditorium on U-M's North Campus.  A reception honoring Dr. André will immediately follow in the lobby.

Dr. André was selected as the recipient of this award in recognition of her scholarship and musicological inquiry into the representation of race, voice, and gender, her deep commitment to diversity as an educational mission, and her contributions to teaching and mentoring women of color scholars in the arts.

Excerpt from CEW’s announcement page. To attend the awarding ceremony or learn more about the award: http://www.cew.umich.edu/events/7th-annual-shirley-verrett-award-ceremony/20171113