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Black History Month
Celebration Symphony Concert

Conductor directing New Jersey symphony orchestra.

Sunday, February 25, 2024

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: $15 - $20

Union County Performing Arts Center

1601 Irving St
Rahway, NJ 07065
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Organizer:
NJYS

Event Description

Celebrate Black History Month with a special NJ Youth Symphony concert featuring works by Ellington and William Grant Still. 

Also featuring a world premiere performance of Microvids for Piano and Orchestra by Stefania de Kenessey with guest pianist, Donna Weng Friedman.

NJYS Youth Symphony: Helen H. Cha-Pyo, Conductor

Guest Artists: Lance Bryant, Tenor Saxophone; Diana Solomon-Glover, Narrator; Donna Weng Friedman, Piano

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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