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Marching Forward: Musical Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

Program to Include

Florence Price: Adoration for violin and piano

Margaret Bonds:Three Dream Portraits (Poems by Langston Hughes) for voice and piano 

I. Ministrel Man

II. Dream Variation 

III. I, Too

George Walker: Prelude and Caprice for piano solo 

William Grant Still/arr. Louis Kaufman:Three Pieces for violin and piano 

I. Blues (from “Lennox Avenue”)

II. Quit dat fool’nish

III. Summerland 

Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag for piano solo 

R. Nathaniel Dett: Juba Dance (from the Suite In the Bottoms) for piano solo 

David Baker: Blues-Deliver my Soul for violin and piano 

trad./arr. Daniel Szasz: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child for solo violin 

Three Spirituals for voice and piano 

I. trad./arr. Hale Smith: This Little Light O’Mine

II. trad./arr. Roland Marvin Carter: Steal Away to Jesus

III. trad./arr. Francis Hall Johnson: Ride On, King Jesus!

Margaret Bonds: Spiritual Suite for piano solo 

I. Valley of the Bones

II. The Bells 

III. Troubled Water 

trad./arr. Marvin Curtis: Let My People Go for voice, violin and piano 

trad./arr. Margaret Bonds: He’s Got the whole World in His Hand for voice, violin and piano

Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as Concertmaster Daniel Szasz and friends pay tribute to the iconic Civil Rights leader.

Thanks to concert sponsor Debbie Reid.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place for this event. Audience members must wear masks the entire time they are inside the venue. 

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