Conducted by Sandra Snow
In celebration of the life and work of Harriet Tubman, the MSU Women’s Chamber Ensemble is hosting a multi-generational event of choirs that will perform “The Journey of Harriet Tubman” by Ronald Kean.
This composed piece for choir, marimba, and kalimba (thumb piano) uses material from spirituals that would have been sung during the lifetime of Tubman. The work centers on her efforts in the underground railroad movement.
The role of Harriet will be sung by Paulé Elizabeth Jackson and the “angel choir” by members of the MSU Community Music School Children and Youth Choirs. A panel of distinguished guests will discuss the importance of Harriet’s life and work and issues related to the singing of spirituals and their importance in cultural and musical terms.
Co-sponsored by the MSU Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and the University United Methodist Church.
March 14, 2020
Location: 542 Auditorium Rd, MSU College of Music, MI
Phone: (517) 353-5340
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM