2021 Virtual Black Composers Concert
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The James Weldon Johnson Community School of the Arts (JWJCSA) presents the Black Composers Concert®, an annual concert celebrating the rich and diverse contributions of composers of African descent to the fine art of music. The Black Composers Concert Series features some of the finest classical, jazz, Gospel, and sacred music from the early 20th century masters of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Margaret Bonds, William Grant Still, and Duke Ellington to current contemporaries including Richard Smallwood. For the first time, this concert will be broadcast virtually via Facebook and YouTube. Link will be published on JWJCSA.org. This concert is free and open to the public. Performers include Pianists Audrey Childs and Karen Egypt; Soprano Cherie Davis; Tenors Anthony Ballard and Brandon Lockhart; Writer-Orator Matthew Egypt; Dimitri and the Singing Angels, QuintEssential Winds and members of the DC Strings Workshop. "I am excited to participate in such a wonderful concert that promises to be engaging, uplifting, and inspirational" said Pianist Karen Egypt. Additional information is available via http://www.eventbrite.com.
- Start:June 19, 2021
- End:June 19, 2021
- Where:Washington, Washington,, Not found, District of Columbia, United States, 20036
- Event Type: Other
- Ticket Price:N/A