Dr. Roland M. Carter
Our 30th Anniversary Guest Conductor Dr. Roland M. Carter
The Augusta Chorale is delighted to present Dr. Roland M. Carter as guest conductor for our 30th Anniversary Spring Concert. Dr. Carter is a composer, arranger, conductor, pianist, scholar, researcher, and teacher. He performed his duties admirably well during his 23-year tenure at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Prior to returning to Chattanooga, his hometown, Dr. Carter served as Chair of the Department of Music at Hampton (Institute) University and director of its internationally acclaimed choirs for nearly a quarter century. He has performed with major orchestras, schools, churches, colleges, and universities, and national associations throughout the country.
His compositions and arrangements are performed by music organizations throughout the world. Dr. Carter has received numerous awards and honors for his choral music. His biography is included in Our Musical Heritage, International Dictionary of Black Composers, The New Grove Dictionary of American Music...