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Salon Series: A Celebration of Black Artistry
Friday • March 26, 2021 | 6:30 pm
Longy’s Black Student Union and Vocal Studies Department Present:
A Celebration of Black Artistry
Featuring works by Trevor Weston, Jeffrey Mumford, Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Jazmine Sullivan, and more
Featuring an arrangement of Poor Man Lazarus by Jester Hairston performed by the newly formed Voices of Zion at Longy directed by Ashleigh Gordon, Libor Dudas and Danny Rivera
Also featuring a group presentation by the newly formed “Nigerian Echoes” ensemble of Longy students who will perform folk songs featuring the main Nigerian languages, cultures and styles
Iris Jiaying Zhu-Mowry
Pre-concert discussion: 6pm
Celebrating and Preserving Black Artistry
Uplifting the Music and History of the African Diaspora
Featuring distinguished guest Dr. Emmett Price, Founder of Castle of our Skins Ashleigh Gordon, and Longy student and BSU president Danny Rivera, hosted by Corrine ByrnePre-Concert Discussion Passcode: 617139
Thanks to our partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and their “Card to Culture” program, Longy School of Music of Bard College can offer free tickets to many of our diverse and innovative performance offerings. See the full list of participating “Card to Culture” organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.