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 Chapel, 5901 Southwest Pkwy
Sunday, February 10 at 4:00 PM, The Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St
THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
Sonata No. 2 in A Major | Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799, West Indies/France)
Suite for Violin and Piano | William Grant Still (1895-1978, United States)
- African Dancer
- Mother and Child
Tumbao | Tania León (b. 1943, Cuba)
Pan con Timba | Aldo López Gavilán (b. 1979, Cuba)
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
Selections of Bomba y Plena | Samuel López (b. 1969, 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.