The Detroit Public Library proudly presents the 75th Annual E. Azalia Hackley Collection Concert on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Clara Stanton Jones Friends Auditorium at the Main Library.
Alice McAllister Tillman
Alice McAllister Tillman is a versatile artist whose experiences have taken her to concert halls and recital stages throughout the United States. She attended the University of Michigan, where she earned both a bachelor's and master's degree in vocal performance. and a State of Michigan Teacher Certification. Her voice has been described as “a voice of brilliance and electrifying energy!”
Ms. Tillman has been a featured soloist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Michigan Opera Theater Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra and many chamber orchestras and ensembles. She is known for her ability to perform a diverse range of literature spanning many genres. She has been presented in Solo Recitals that include Art Songs, Operatic Arias, Spirituals, Musical Theater and Jazz.
Ms. Tillman has been a Voice Instructor at every level including Kindergarten through Post-Graduate Studies. She is a long-standing member of The Brazeal Dennard Chorale and accepted the role of Artistic Director in September 2015. She was privileged to pay homage to musical icon, Ms. Aretha Franklin, by singing “Ave Maria” at Ms. Franklin’s Funeral Service. She is the creator and featured solo artist of “Once Upon a December Eve,” a concert presented each December that has become a holiday tradition in the Metropolitan Detroit area since 2007.
E. Azalia Hackley Memorial Collection
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection is part of the Detroit Public Library Special Collections department and is located on the third floor of the Main Library. For more information, please call 313-481-1397 or visit www.detroitpubliclibrary.org.