Acclaimed pianist, educator, and Oberlin alumna from the class of 1945, Frances Walker is the first African-American woman who became a tenured professor at Oberlin College and Conservatory.
Frances Walker taught from 1976 until her retirement in 1991. This 80-minute film is a 93rd birthday tribute to Walker, who was born in Washington, D.C. on March 6, 1924. Prior to the screening, there will be a talk by the film's producer, interviewer, and editor, Charles Kaufmann. Kaufmann is an award-winning author and composer, as well as a choral director and a bassoonist.
Tue. March 6th, starts at 1:30 pm | Apollo Theatre
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