Florence Price

Event at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton NJ on February 4, 2023 at 7:00pm with The New Jersey Youth Symphony, The Discovery Orchestra and The Newark School of the Arts.

Celebrate Black History Month with Free Concert Tickets!

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 7:00 PM
Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton, NJ

New Jersey Youth Symphony presents
Of Our New Day Begun: Celebrating Black History Month:
This signature concert is a confluence of music, dance, and a story beyond cultural boundaries. Maestro Maull partners with Helen H. Cha-Pyo, Conductor of the New Jersey Youth Symphony, to explore Florence Price’s Juba Dance. The performance features dancers from The Newark School of Arts with Maurice Chestnut, Choreographer.

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Musically Celebrate Black History Month

Musically Celebrate Black History Month

In February America celebrates Black History Month, taking time to honor African Americans. In this blog post I pay tribute to composers Florence Price and William Grant Still, and to…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 179 – Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 “Juba Dance” with George Marriner Maull, Part 2

It was in 1933 when the first African-American woman would have her music performed by a major U.S symphony orchestra. Maestro Maull explores Florence Price’s Symphony No.1 which fuses Price’s…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 178 – Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 “Juba Dance”

It was in 1933 when the first African-American woman would have her music performed by a major U.S symphony orchestra. Maestro Maull explores Florence Price’s Symphony No.1 which fuses Price’s…

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Your “listening guide” amazes me, in that it is a means of illustrating the role of various instrumental sections in communicating and “telling” a story. My background is science and technology so the 1 -1 ½ hours listening to a symphony with your presentation was an exciting learning experience I was not expecting.You are an exceptional talent and personality to be able to introduce someone like myself to the very complicated language of a symphony.

— Outreach Program Attendee

 

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