Celebrating Black Composers from Europe, Africa, United States and South America

Recorded at MCC’s Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall, Lowell. This program will only be accessible online: a link will be provided close to the performance date

MCC faculty members Todd Brunel, clarinet/saxophone; Orlando Cela, flute; Eunghee Cho, cello; Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta, piano and Marcus Santos, drums will present a colorful program illustrating a variety of styles from the 1700’s to the present. Works by Joseph Bologne (Le Chavalier de Saint Georges), Florence Price, Samuel Coleridge Taylor, “Blind Tom” Wiggins, Bongani Ndodana-Breen, and Jazz greats Gerri Allen and Duke Ellington will be featured. There will also be a selection featuring Afro-Brazilian drumming with guest dancer Kaitlyn Jolly.