‘A Musical Potpourri’ slated
“A Musical Potpourri” will be performed by Jon Barker, Elizabeth Haynes Drewett and accompanist the Rev. Micky Cloud. There will also be a special performance by Carlie Toliver. The performance will take place at 10 a.m. Friday in the Library Events Center.
Barker is Smith Professor of Music Emeritus from Louisiana Tech University, retiring in 2006, after 37 years. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University, master’s from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and a B.A. in music education from University of Louisiana at Monroe. Barker was a member of the United States Army Band and Chorus in Washington, D.C. for three years and has served as minister of music for three churches in Ruston, as well as other churches in Fort Worth and Virginia. Barker has presented a number of recitals in North Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, Virginia and Washington D.C.