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Jubilee: A Celebration of
Great Black Composers

Close-up photograph of rolled-up sheet music.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Price: Free

The Woodland Great Hall

60 Woodland Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Maplewood - Division of Arts & Culture

Event Description

Enjoy the sounds of the Harambee Chamber Orchestra as they present the timeless music of great black composers.

Black composers have made significant contributions to the world of music throughout history. 

Their musical compositions span a wide range of genres, from classical to jazz to contemporary. 

From pioneers such as Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Florence Price to modern-day trailblazers like Wynton Marsalis and Terence Blanchard, black composers have enriched the musical landscape with their unique perspectives and cultural influences.

About the Orchestra

The Harambee Chamber Orchestra is a dynamic ensemble that combines passion, talent, and diversity. With a vibrant repertoire spanning classical masterpieces, contemporary compositions, and cultural fusion, the orchestra captivates audiences throughout New Jersey and beyond.

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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