Zelpha Storey Wells

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Title

Zelpha Storey Wells

Subject

Music teachers
African-American--History--Tuscaloosa

Description

As a performer and teacher, Zelpha Wells has performed across the U.S. and teaches music lessons free of charge. Wells founded the Zelpha’s Cultural Development Corp., an after school program that encourages positive character development. Her awards include being featured in Time Magazine, the Tuscaloosa Arts Council Music Educator of the Year, the Governor’s Art Award, and the Civitan Club’s Citizen of the Year. In 2002, the Zelpha Wells Piano Competition for Collegiate Artists was established at Stillman College.

Wells was awarded the Community Foundation's "Pillar of the Community" award in 2010.

Creator

Tuscaloosa News

Source

Tuscaloosa News

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)
Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Photograph

Identifier

1118

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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