Friday, December 14, 2007

CBMR Conference, Session 3: Music Performance: Ensembles, Selected Repertoire, Research Materials, and Methodology

The Center for Black Music Research of Columbia College Chicago,, has announced its
National Conference on Black Music Research, February 14-17, 2008 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.

Session 3, 8:30-10:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15 will be:

Music Performance: Ensembles, Selected Repertoire, Research Materials, and Methodology

Horace Maxile (Center for Black Music Research), moderator

Mark Clague (University of Michigan), Diversity as Inspiration: Creativity and the Repertory of Music Education

Morris A. Phibbs (Center for Black Music Research), Ministering to the Musically Myopic through Creative Programming and Ensemble Design

John Gordon Ross (Western Piedmont Symphony, Hickory, NC), Music for All Seasons: Building Inclusive Concert Programs:

“Some examples include R. Nathaniel Dett,
Juba Dance from In the Bottoms (orchestrated by Strasser); Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, New World a Comin'; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Suite of Incidental Music from Othello; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Danse Negre; Florence Price, Dances in the Canebrakes (orchestrated by Still); William Grant Still, Woodnotes (based on Paul Laurence Dunbar poems); William Grant Still, Suite for Violin and Orchestra; William Grant Still, Symphony No. 3, Sunday Symphony; and Clarence Cameron White, Elegy and Bandanna Sketches.”

[Composers whose names are linked are profiled at]

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Black+Music" rel="tag">Black Music
Nathaniel+Dett" rel="tag">Nathaniel Dett
Samuel+Coleridge-Taylor" rel="tag">Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Florence+Price" rel="tag">Florence Price
Duke+Ellington" rel="tag">Duke Ellington

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