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February 2022

Colour of Music Festival, Charleston, SC

February 2 - February 5

The Colour of Music Festival (COMF) announces the ninth annual Colour of Music Festival February 2-5, 2022 at historic Charleston locations showcasing leading black classical artists from the U.S., France, and Colombia South America. The 2022 series builds on the expansion of the Festival’s chamber music and brings back its original ‘Virtuosi’ co-ed moniker begun in 2014. The slate of stellar artists will perform compositions ranging from baroque to modern, including works by several noted black female composers―Florence B. Price,…

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The Black Virtuoso Tradition

February 26 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE
Washington, DC United States
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Presented by PostClassical Ensemble in partnership with Levine School and THEARC A concert of virtuoso piano fireworks by composers Black and white drawing on the African-American vernacular. Pianist Elizabeth Hill and noted stride-piano specialist Steve Mayer take audiences on a musical journey playing Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Antonin Dvorak, Scott Joplin, James P. Johnson, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, George Gershwin and Margaret Bonds. This concert is the second of three in PCE’s season-long project, The Rediscovery and Renewal of Black Classical…

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March 2022

Calvary Community Concert Series presents Meraki

March 6 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Calvary United Methodist Church, 131 West 2nd St.
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
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Meraki presents their program 'Blue Thunder.' This program will feature their 2019 Consortium Commission piece, "Be Still My Child," by Anthony R. Green. Their program will also include the commissioned work, “Heloha Okchamali” (Blue Thunder), by Jerod Tate. This commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Balance Campaign: Still Life

March 10 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Avenue
North Bethesda, 20852

Balance Campaign presents their program 'Still Life' at AMP by Strathmore. This program features works by Jennifer Higdon, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Missy Mazzoli, and Alyssa Weinberg. Purchase Tickets

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Music, Women, and Black Wellness presented by CAAPA

March 19 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CAAPA Cultural Center, 1900 Tucker Rd.
Fort Washington, MD 20744 United States

This concert is dedicated to the struggle of Black women in America throughout history featuring Shana Oshiro, soprano, and Elizabeth G. Hill, piano. Presented by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA).

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April 2022

National Philharmonic Chamber Series: Part 2

April 2 - April 3

Join National Philharmonic for the second program of our 2021-2022 Chamber Series, sponsored by Jean and Paul Dudek and curated by Concertmaster Laura Colgate to include a diverse range of composers highlighting the excitement, intimacy, and beauty of chamber music. This program features works for strings and piano by Amy Beach, Louise Farrenc, and Florence Price. Tickets available now. Experience this concert on: Saturday, April 2 at 8pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC or Sunday, April 3 at…

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May 2022

Baltimore Musicales: Phenomenal Women (Baltimore, MD)

May 8 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 North Charles St.
Baltimore, MD United States

Presented by Baltimore Musicales  and inspired by Maya Angelou’s poem, “Phenomenal Woman”—this program honors the incredible contributions of women composers and poets. Katherine Boyce, Ellie Yeonjung Kim, Shana Oshiro, Erin Ridge, Amanda Densmoor, Thea Tullman Moore, cellist Jodi Beder, and pianist Elizabeth Hill will perform works by women composers from Ukraine, Germany, France, Korea, and the United States, including Jasmine Barnes, Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Clara Schumann, Lori Laitman, Libby Larsen, B.E. Boykin, Soon Ae Kim, Won Ju Lee, Anna…

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Music of Grace Concert Series presents: Balance Campaign

May 15 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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The Music of Grace Concert Series presents Balance Campaign in a program featuring works by Nathan Lincoln de Cusatis, Missy Mazzoli, Angélica Negrón, Charles Peck, and Nina Young. Concert is free and open to all patrons. Donations are graciously accepted.

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Baltimore Musicales: Phenomenal Women (Silver Spring, MD)

May 20 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Inter-Faith Chapel, 3680 South Leisure World Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD 20906 United States

Presented by Baltimore Musicales  and inspired by Maya Angelou’s poem, “Phenomenal Woman”—this program honors the incredible contributions of women composers and poets. Katherine Boyce, Ellie Yeonjung Kim, Shana Oshiro, Erin Ridge, Amanda Densmoor, Thea Tullman Moore, cellist Jodi Beder, and pianist Elizabeth Hill will perform works by women composers from Ukraine, Germany, France, Korea, and the United States, including Jasmine Barnes, Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, Clara Schumann, Lori Laitman, Libby Larsen, B.E. Boykin, Soon Ae Kim, Won Ju Lee, Anna…

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National Philharmonic Chamber Series: Part 3

May 21 - May 22

Join National Philharmonic for the third program of our 2021-2022 Chamber Series, sponsored by Jean and Paul Dudek and curated by Concertmaster Laura Colgate to include a diverse range of composers highlighting the excitement, intimacy, and beauty of chamber music. This program features works for brass and piano by Jeanne Demessieux, Reena Esmail, Germaine Tailleferre, Joan Tower, and more. Tickets available now. Experience this concert on: Saturday, May 21 at 8pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC or Sunday,…

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