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September 2019

Reflecting on the Past…Reaching toward the Future, II

September 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
E. V. Moore Building (University of Michigan), 1100 Baits Dr.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
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This conference focuses on the curation of music of the African Diaspora for future research and performance from September 12-15, 2019. Through a series of lectures, panels and performances by leading scholars, composers and performers, attendees will discuss rediscovered operas, have conversations on the newly created operas on African American themes, hear a workshop performance of Edmonia by William Banfield, discuss sociopolitical musical thought, and the 400 year suite (commemorating 400 years since the beginning of slavery), discuss innovations in…

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