Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Celebrate KWANZAA with SONGS OF AFRICA, A FREE CONCERT! @ STL County Library - Florissant Valley Branch Saturday December 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Songs with the universal themes of peace, reflection, celebration and community building, woven around the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa. Reprising "Songs of Peace and Joy," our theme for this season of lights, charity and joy with a variety of songs from Kenya, Namibia, Ghana, Botswana, Benin, Cameroon, the Congos, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa and from other regions of Africa. Some songs are communal and interactive, often inviting the audience to join in celebrating the joys of the holiday season. A fun event for the whole family and friends

St. Louis County Library @ Florissant Valley
195 New Florissant Road, S., Florissant MO 63031
Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 2:00PM    
Admission: FREE!

Songs of Africa Ensemble, a multicultural and eclectic group of highly trained musicians promoting new genres of choral music from around Africa and its diaspora. Songs teach about Africa’s music, its peoples, languages and cultures and create opportunities for incorporating new styles of African-descent music into modern choral repertory.  
A majority of the songs are drawn from Songs of Africa: 22 Pieces for Mixed Voices, the choral collection published by Oxford University Press, but often including a lot more songs yet to be published! Songs of Africa Ensemble is a community outreach and partnership program of the African Musical Arts organization. To book the group or get involved please call our office 314-652-6800 at GRAND CENTER. Visit Songs of Africa Ensemble online at www.songsofafrica.org

Comment by email:
Thanks so very much, Bill, and for all you do so admirable and selflessly. A very happy holiday season to you and gain.  F  [Fred Onovwerosuoke].

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