Our 16th year of this annual event explores the African diaspora. FREE and open to the public.
Saturday, February 9 at 6:00 PM, St. Andrew’s Upper School Dell Fine Arts Center, 5901 Southwest Pkwy RSVP for Saturday
Sunday, February 10 at 4:00 PM, The Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St RSVP for Sunday
THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
Sonata No. 2 in A Major: Andantino | Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799, West Indies/France)
Sonata for Cello and Piano: II. Adagio | George Walker (1922–2018, United States)
A set of dance tunes for solo violin: I. Walk Around “Brudder Bones” | Noel Da Costa (1929-2002, Nigerian-Jamaican)
Here’s One | William Grant Still (1895-1978, United States)
5 Negro Melodies for Piano Trio | Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912, England)
- Sometimes I feel Like a Motherless Child
- I Was Way Down A-Yonder
- Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?
- They Will Not Lend Me a Child
- My Lord Delivered Daniel
I Wouldn’t Normally Say | Errolyn Wallen (b. 1958, Belize/England)
Pan con Timba | Aldo López Gavilán (b. 1979, Cuba)
Selections of Bomba y Plena | Samuel López (b. 1982, Puerto Rico)
Artina McCain, curator
Described as a pianist with “power and finesse,” Artina McCain enjoys an active international career as a solo and chamber performer, educator, and lecturer. A dedicated educator, Dr. McCain has taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music summer chamber music festival, Austin Chamber Music Center Academy and Summer Workshop, and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Currently, she is Assistant Professor of Piano at the Rudi Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. Dr. McCain graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University studying with Carol Leone. She received her Master of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music with Kathryn Brown and completed her Doctoral Studies at the University of Texas at Austin with Anton Nel.