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Harlan Zackery

Music Division Coordinator
Director of Choirs
Associate Professor
E.L. Hamm Fine Arts Building, room 327


Dr. Harlan Zackery, Jr., is Coordinator of the Music Division and Director of Choral Activities at Norfolk State University, where he conducts the NSU Concert Choir. He holds degrees in music education and conducting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of Southern Mississippi.  He has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico and Canada as a piano soloist, accompanist, orchestral and choral conductor and clinician. Dr. Zackery is a proud member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity, and Pi Kappa Lambda music honor fraternity.  He currently serves on the board of directors for the Virginia Children’s Chorus, Virginia Choral Directors Association, and is on the Music Advisory Council for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

B.M. Music Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M. M. Choral Conducting, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
D.M.A. Choral Conducting, University of Southern Mississippi

William Grant Still
Lynching Dramas
Musical Theatre

"William Grant Sill's ...And They Lynched Him on a Tree: A Performance and Reception History"
published in The Choral Scholar & American Choral Review, vol. 59, no. 1, Spring 2021

Concert Choir
Music Fundamentals
Sight-Singing & Ear-Training