Derek Jeffers, Senior Project
Derek Jeffers, a senior music education and masters of education student from Greeneville, TN., will present a senior project presentation on Friday, Mar. 15, at 6:00pm. in the Derthick Lecture Hall at Milligan College.
The lecture entitled “The Music and Musicians of the Ship of Dreams: The R.M.S. Titanic”, will focus on the legacy of the eight musicians of the Titanic band, and musical compositions that have drawn inspiration from the Titanic over the last 107 years.
During his time at Milligan, Jeffers has been a member of the Concert Choir, Herd Mentality, and Heritage. He is the student conductor for Heritage, Vice-President of the Concert Choir, active in the college’s NAfME chapter, is a charter member of Milligan’s KDP Honors Society, and is performing in Milligan’s upcoming production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Milligan College music office at 423.461.8723.