Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Dr. Fred Onovwerosuoke: 'FESAAM 2011: Join Us In 7 Days!'

On Feb. 16, 2011 AfriClassical posted: “Update on Festival of African & African-American Music (FESAAM 2011).” Dr. Fred Onovwerosuoke sends the latest information:

Dear friends,
FESAAM 2011 (Festival of African & African-American Music) kicks off March 31 with rehearsals by all performing artists, followed by two days of concerts and lecture-recitals. Looking forward to seeing some of you in St Louis, and with much gratitude for your good wishes. If you're unable to make St Louis, MO, remember we reconvene this summer in Lome, Togo, July 27-31. Information on both events at


Special Guests:

Pianist Peter Henderson (Saint Louis, MO)
Soprano Marlissa Hudson (Washington, DC)
Pianist Darryl Hollister (Boston, MA)
Flutist Wendy Hymes (Saint Louis, MO)
Violinist Tanya Couture (St Louis, MO)
Violinist Alan Salih (Kurdistan, Iraq)
Violinist Reben Ali (Kurdistan, Iraq)
Cellist Honar Ali (Kurdistan, Iraq)
Jean Dogbe (choral director, Togo)
New Horizons Quartet (St Louis, MO)
Songs of Africa Ensemble (Saint Louis, MO)
Composer Lettie Beckon Alston, Troy, MI
Composer Jean Rudy Perrault, Minneapolis, MN
Composer Fred Onovwerosuoke, St Louis, MO

Call 314-652-6800 for registration and general logistics questions.
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