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The Colour of Music Festival Masterworks II: Dett, Haydn and Weston

The Colour of Music Festival Masterworks II: Dett, Haydn and Weston

 

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The Colour of Music Festival concludes with an ode to the Emanuel-9, its survivors and congregation of the Mother Emanuel AME Church, with a moving performance of Robert Nathaniel Dett’s Chariot Jubilee, Franz Joseph Haydn’s Nelson Mass and the premiere performance of Trevor Weston’s Unburied, Unmourned and Unmarked under the baton of Atlanta’s Morehouse College conductor David E. Morrow.

The Colour of Music Festival masterworks I: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

The Colour of Music Festival masterworks I: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

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Join the Colour of Music Festival for a performance of Hiawantha’s Wedding Feast followed by the Black Classical Renaissance Gala Benefit. Maestro Kazem Adbullah will open the Colour of Music Festival’s Masterworks series, as he conducts Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s magnificent orchestra and choral masterpieceThe Song of Hiawatha’s overture and Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast. Internationally acclaimed tenor Roderick Dixon will sing the solo in the Wedding Feast — the movement that made Mr. Coleridge-Taylor famous for many years, extending the composer’s name throughout the world. Tickets may be purchased individually for the performance, or jointly for both the performance and gala.

 

The Colour of Music Festival Symposium: The Legacy of Black Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Revisited

 

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Today there are thousands of celebrated and prodigiously talented classical principals, composers and performers of African descent throughout the world. Yet, their opportunities to grace concert stages of major American orchestras are rare to non-existent. The Colour of Music Festival’s mission is reversing this trend. The Colour of Music Festival will feature a symposium on The Legacy of Black Composer Samuel Coledridge-Taylor Revisited.

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The Colour of Music Festival Symposium: An ode to Leontyne Price

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The Colour of Music Festival presents the Symposium: An Ode to Leontyne Price, the most famous soprano of her generation and chronicled worldwide as one of the most incredible voices in modern times. Ms. Price celebrated her 90th birthday (February 10, 2017) acknowledging her enormous contribution to black classical advancements. Leontyne. Price had a close professional relationship with Mr. Barber that spanned decades. His Hermit Songs had their premiere in 1953 at the Library of Congress with soprano Leontyne Price and Barber himself as pianist.

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The Colour of Music Festival Vocal Recital Series featuring Angela Brown

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Today there are thousands of celebrated and prodigiously talented classical principals, composers and performers of African descent throughout the world. Yet, their opportunities to grace concert stages of major American orchestras are rare to non-existent. The Colour of Music Festival’s mission is reversing this trend. The Vocal Recital Series artist Angela Brown personifies the ideal soprano: sheer vocal power; luxurious finesse; and shimmering, high pianissimos.  Her highly successful Metropolitan Opera debut in the title role of Aida captured instant attention from international print and broadcast media and catapulted Angela onto the world’s prestigious opera and symphonic stages. Headlines from The New York Times read:  “At last an Aida,” and CBS Weekend News proclaimed: “the future of opera has arrived!” followed by features on the front page of The New York Times, on CNN, in Oprah Magazine, Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Classical Singer, Reader’s Digest, and Psychology Today.

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Chalk Painted Furniture Workshop

Chalk Painted Furniture Workshop

 

Learn a variety of techniques to accomplish that shabby or beachy chic painted finish with “chalk paint” in this intensive hands on workshop. See demonstrations as you practice on wood blocks. You keep these as reference cards. Then work on actual furniture while getting personal instruction and advice from the instructors and group critiques.

Susan who is a teacher, artist, furniture painter, and Interior Designer will be teaching the class. Bring a small wooden tray, box, frame, lamp, or a small end table, plant stand, or simple chair. Please do not bring large tables, upholstered items, grandma’s heirloom, or bedroom sets. Do not bring something super important. Practice your skills on a yard sale find. Then apply them to the big jobs when you are ready. Some small items will be available for purchase at the class.

We supply the practice paint and practice wax, brushes, rags, and containers. Finished project supplies are for sale and averages between $30 to $60 depending on size and color choice.

Limited to 10 Students.