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As part of the arts, languages and philosophy speaker series, Kalena Bovell will present “Life, the Career, and Everything In-between,” at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, via Zoom at umsystem.zoom.us/j/9553588256. From working six jobs as an undergrad to a recent BBC Prom Debut, Bovell will share her unorthodox journey and life as a conductor, poet and educator.
A self-proclaimed “tattoo-loving metalhead,” Bovell has forged a career as the only Afro-Latina conductor in the United States. She is assistant conductor with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and leads the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.
For more information, please contact the arts, languages, and philosophy department at 573-341-4185 or firstname.lastname@example.org.