Thursday, April 13, 2017

CAAPA: The Premiere Black Classical Music MasterClass Series, Nyack College, Monday, April 24, 2017, 4 PM - 6 PM, Music Hall (Room #2241), New York, NY

CAAPA MasterClass Series®…a first in the USA
African American arts organization honors the legacy of Black Classical Musicians with a national MasterClass Series® featuring African American MusicMasters® to serve performing arts institutions, Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU’s), high schools, and more.
The Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) taps into renowned African American MusicMasters®, to conduct MasterClasses® at Historically Black College & Universities (HBCU’s), performing arts high schools, and other venues, at no cost to the presenters, students, or attendees.  The goal is to encourage African Americans and others to pursue classical music and the performing arts as a possible career, inspire attendees to embrace the art form as a viable option, and to engage students into honing their musical craft through expert advice.  The program, coordinated by Angela Renee Simpson, a renowned opera soprano in her own right. She launched the series during Black History Month three years ago and has featured renowned MusicMasters at schools including Morehouse College, Spelman College, Howard University, Morgan State University, Livingstone College, Jackson State, Winston-Salem State University, and others. 
The upcoming session is being conducted by MusicMaster® and tenor Issachah Savage is being held at Nyack College on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 4:00 – 6:00 pm in the Music Hall (Room #2241), New York, New York.   Savage, who also sits on the CAAPA Board of Directors has performed in major opera roles throughout the world and is excited about helping to “bring color to the classics”, which is also CAAPA’s slogan.
The CAAPA national MasterClass Series® initiative is the first time an African American arts organization has ever offered a program specifically targeting the black student audience. Contact Simpson at, or the CAAPA office at 301-839-1444 for information regarding sponsorship, hosting a MasterClass® or to serve as a MusicMaster®.

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