Northcutt Lecture Series with James Abbington

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Armstrong Browning Library, Foyer of Meditation
Join us for the 2023 Northcutt Lecture with Dr. James Abbington. The Northcutt Lecture was designed bring nationally and internationally known church music scholars to Baylor University. Dr. Abbington's research interests include music and worship in the Christian church, African American sacred folk music, organ, choral music, and ethnomusicology. Dr. Abbington serves as executive editor of the African American Church Music Series by GIA Publications (Chicago). He served as co-director of music for the Hampton University Ministers' and Musicians' Conference. In 2010, Hampton's Choir Directors'-Organists' Guild honored Abbington by naming their Church Music Academy after him. He has also served as the national director of music for both the Progressive National Baptist Convention and the NAACP.