Transylvania choral director Regan MacNay led the discussion with ASE founder Everett McCorvey, author Eileen Guenther on the performance and the history and context of spirituals.
Transylvania will host a free, online artists’ talk Sunday on the power of spirituals as part of the school’s Smith Concert Series, which this year features a concert by the renowned American Spiritual Ensemble.
The free show will stream online for 10 days beginning April 2, with a virtual artists’ discussion April 11.
Transylvania Theater will premiere an original podcast adaptation of the 19th century Gothic novella “Carmilla” later this month.
Transylvania students are getting experience in the digital liberal arts — an unexpected, crash course of sorts — as part of the school’s production of “Railsplitter.”