Denyce Graves to perform at Kennesaw State

Denyce Graves' voice comforted the nation with "God Bless America" during the…

Georgia (Nov 27, 2001) — Denyce Graves to perform at Kennesaw State



Denyce Graves' voice comforted the nation with "God Bless America" during the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance service at the National Cathedral Sept. 14. On Dec. 1‚ she will bring joy to listeners at her sold−out performance at Kennesaw State University.

"Ms. Graves is truly one of the most versatile and talented young stars in the opera world today‚" said KSU School of the Arts Dean Joseph Meeks.

At 36‚ she already has performed several times at the Metropolitan Opera and has sung in more than a dozen of the world's greatest opera houses from Berlin to Buenos Aires. In her Premiere Series performance at KSU‚ Graves will present a sampling of her best works from opera‚ art song‚ spirituals and Christmas standards. She will conclude the program with a taste of music from her upcoming CD of Spanish and Portuguese songs.

For information about other School of the Arts events‚ call the Kennesaw State box office‚ 770−423−6650.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit