MUSE is pleased to announce our collaboration with Dr. Tammy Kernodle of Miami University for our New Spirituals-style concert on Nov. 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. at Memorial Hall! This concert will offer a musical narrative traced from the Post-Reconstruction Era to modern-day, with special emphasis on the woman’s voice and musical contributions surrounding Civil Rights issues in America.
This concert will also feature new commissions and arrangements by African American women composers including Jacqueline Hairston, Lori Hicks and Maria Thompson-Corley. Songs will include Nina Simone’s daring protest song Mississippi Goddam, Ysaye Barnwell’s Go Down Moses, Strange Fruit, made famous by renowned jazz singer Billie Holiday and more. Plus, MUSE welcomes Siri Imani of TRIIIBE back to the stage.
MUSE presents SHE DON’T STOP at Memorial Hall on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets at www.musechoir.org. Adult/General Admission $20, Senior/Student $17, Child $10, and Sponsored $10.