National Philharmonic Chamber Series: Part 2

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…

The Black Virtuoso Tradition

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…

National Philharmonic: Chamber Series Part 1

Join National Philharmonic for the kick-off 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. Experience Part 1 of the series on Saturday, December 4 at 3 pm at Bethesda Presbyterian Church and Sunday,…

The Cry of Jeremiah

National Philharmonic Chorale, Stan Engebretson, Conductor I am so excited to officially join the National Philharmonic as their Chorale and Chamber Series Collaborative Pianist! Our season’s first Chorale concert features spirituals by Moses Hogan, Hall Johnson, and Roland Carter, Jr. and the work “The Cry of Jeremiah” composed by Rosephanye Powell. We’ll be joined by…

The Souls of Black Folk: Rediscovering Black Classical Music

  Presented by PostClassical Ensemble in partnership with Howard University and the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts PCE explores the roots of Black classical music, from the sorrow songs that speak to the suffering of enslaved Africans in the United States to the spiritual arrangements of composer Harry Burleigh and the musical…

Meraki at Furman University

Meraki presents their program ‘Blue Thunder’ at Furman University. 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,…

Music of Grace presents: Sandy Choi and Elizabeth G. Hill

Music of Grace’s 2021-2022 season opens with a concert for violin and piano featuring violinist, Sandy Choi, and Music of Grace Artist-In-Residence, Elizabeth G. Hill. This program will feature works by Lili Boulanger, Jessie Montgomery, Florence Price, and Poldowski. Concert is free and open to all patrons. Donations are graciously accepted.

Illuminations

Illuminations: a program highlighting three extraordinary composers exercising their craft in unprecedented times.  This virtual recital features Sandy Choi, violin, and Elizabeth Hill, piano performing works by Jessie Montgomery Poldowski, and Florence Price.   Tickets are available via Eventbrite. Patrons will have viewing access to this recital for 14 days, from May 16 (5 pm)…

National Bell Festival: First and Forward

The National Bell Festival is thrilled to present Elizabeth Hill on piano for a program highlighting the rich diversity and history of piano works in America. Each of the featured composers, spanning more than a century of creative exploration, expands upon the musical language of heritage, of folk and sacred music, to forge new and…

2 More Days …

Many thanks to the folks at the National Bell Festival for this signed print of their official 2021 festival artwork by Cris Clapp Logan! I’m hopeful that starting off the new year by performing beautiful music by Tatev Amiryan, Alexandra Gardner, Florence Price, and William Grant Still, on a gilded Steinway B, might usher in…