Friday, February 12, 2021 Artina McCain leads Austin Chamber Music’s Black Composers Concert. And it’s free. [“Celebration” will stream at 7:30 p.m. CST on Feb. 20.]

Artina McCain
Photo by Sara Bill

February 11, 2021

Pianist Artina McCain returns to Austin Chamber Music Center to once again lead the organization’s annual Black Composers Concert.

“Celebration” will stream at 7:30 p.m. CST on Feb. 20. As with all of ACMC concerts this spring, tickets are free or pay-what-you-can. Go to

McCain curates Black composers concerts for multiple arts organizations and is an American Prize winner for “Heritage,” an album of solo piano music by Black composers.

“Celebration” focuses on living Black composers as well the incredible legacy of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the Afro-British composer who enjoyed considerable acclaim before his death in 1912 at the age of 37.

Other music featured in “Celebration” is by Fred Onovwerosuoke, Shirley Thompson, James Lee III, Valerie Coleman, Kerwin Young, Errollyn Wallen, Jeff Scott and Mark Lomax II.

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