Dallas Historical Society presents Brown Bag Lecture: Dr. Janice Franklin
Dallas Historical Society will host Dr. Janice Franklin as she discusses "The Influence of African Americans in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Tejano, and Country Music."
Dr. Franklin is a professor of Humanities and Music at Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas. She earned her Ph.D. in Humanities-Aesthetic Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Franklin is an accomplished musician, holding a Bachelor’s of Music and a Master of Arts in Music with a piano performance concentration. Dr. Franklin has extensive professional experience in musical theatre as a music director and producer in Dallas and New York, and in jazz performance through ensemble and recording studios. She was twice nominated for the Leon Rabin Outstanding Music Director award. As a composer, she has created and produced two original musical theatre works. Dr. Franklin has served as President of the Board of Directors for S.T.A.G.E., and as a Board member for several arts organizations.