Glorious Song – 1

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Date(s) - Sunday, March 24, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

South Ave United Methodist Church


“Glorious Song – the Colors of Music” features soprano Demareus Cooper and baritone Eugene Perry with the Renaissance City Winds performing a wide range of contemporary and traditional vocal music. The exquisite art songs of Harry T. Burleigh and Herbert Franklin Mells, two brilliant but largely forgotten African-American composers from the first half of the twentieth century, the delightful Pooh songs by California composer Brian Holmes, one of Scott Joplin’s memorable rags, and a poignant anti-war song by the late Pittsburgh lyricist Linda Marcus all add up to a program you won’t want to miss!


Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Harry T. Burleigh: Two Art Songs
Burleigh & Boatner: Two Hope Songs
Herbert Franklin Mells: Three Songs
Brian Holmes: Pü-gesange
Marcus & Schram: Picture a Playground
Valerie Coleman: Umoja, the First Day of Kwanzaa