Where I’m From: Jessye Norman Pt. 4 of 5


GPBAugustaLogo_800x600Grammy Award winning soprano Jessye Norman is from Augusta. For our series, “Where I’m From”–a joint production of GPB- Augusta and The Greater Augusta Arts Council–Norman sat down in the performance hall of the school that bears her name, with Brenda Durant, executive director of The Greater Augusta Arts Council.

Today, the conversation turns to a topic for which Ms. Norman has a great deal of passion: The importance of arts education.

To continue following the series, return to Jagwire for the next installment or visit the GPB Augusta SoundCloud page, where you can also find lots of additional content, including the Cherry Tree Listening Project.

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