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Anthem may not be a good fit at games, says former head of music department

Roland Carter, professor emeritus at UTC, isn’t impressed that the National Football’s League may play the Black National Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” at the first game of its 2020 season.

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UTC Professor Emeritus Roland Carter earns international award

UTC professor emeritus Roland Carter is a recipient of a Master of the Spiritual Award for his work preserving the religious music of African Americans.

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Executive Vice Chancellor honored as ‘African American Legend’

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Concert to celebrate Roland Carter’s retirement on April 19

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Music Department in conjunction with UTC’s Chancellor’s Office and Development office will present a Gala Concert celebrating Roland Carter’s career and honoring his retirement on Friday, April 19th, at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 401 Gateway Avenue in Chattanooga.

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Music professor receives award; honored with concert

Composer-arranger and conductor Roland Carter, the Ruth S. Holmerg UC Foundation Professor of Music at UTC, has earned an award for his contributions and accomplishments in support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS) and minorities and rising leaders in the arts.  He is also being honored Friday, February 3, by the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin.

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