The Passing of a Beloved Friend, Mentor, Colleague – Lucille Sawyer Harris

by on August 7, 2014


Lucille Harris

We received the sad news that Lucille Harris, Instructor Emerita of Music, passed away at Salemtowne Retirement Community on 2 August 2014. Lucille taught piano at Wake Forest from 1957 to 1991. The Department’s annual Giles-Harris Competitions in Music Performance honor her many years of service to the university and her dedication to our students. A memorial service was held in her honor on 9 August 2014, at Salemtowne, with Professors Richard Heard, tenor, and Peter Kairoff, piano, providing special music. She will be honored with a special tribute in the spring 2015 edition of Music Notes.

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Lucille with students

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