February Honoree:

William Henry Curry

Conductor, Composer

Leaders find inspiration in many places. Some are stirred by competition or social injustice or economic opportunity. For William Henry Curry, music is his motivation. “Through music, we gain the power to inspire others,” he says. Curry is the first African American to serve as resident conductor of the North Carolina Symphony. Now in his 19th season with the Symphony, he also serves as the artistic director for the Summerfest series and for all summer programs. He was appointed the Music Director and Conductor of the Durham Symphony in 2009. Each time he picks up... Read Full Bio

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The Heritage Calendar 2015

The Heritage Calendar honors men and women of all races who have contributed significantly to the lives and experiences of African Americans in the State. In addition to monthly honorees, the calendar also highlights dates of significance in North Carolina and nationally.

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