Marching Forward: Musical Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Marching Forward: Musical Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Poster



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Program to Include

Margaret Bonds: Three Dream Portraits (Poems by Langston Hughes) for voice and piano

I. Ministrel Man

II. Dream Variation

III. I, Too

William Grant Still: Summerland for piano solo

George Walker: Prelude and Caprice for piano solo

Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag for piano solo

R. Nathaniel Dett: Juba Dance (from the Suite In the Bottoms) for piano solo

Adolphus Hailstork: Two Romantic Love Songs (on poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar) for voice and piano

I. Invitation to Love

II. Longing

Margaret Bonds: Spiritual Suite for piano solo

I. Valley of the Bones

II. The Bells

III. Troubled Water

Four Spirituals for voice and piano

I. trad./arr. Jacqueline B. Hairston: Guide My Feet

II. trad./arr. Harry T. Burleigh: Sometimes I Feel like a Motherless Child

III. trad./arr. Roland Marvin Carter: Steal Away to Jesus

IV. trad./arr. Francis Hall Johnson: Ride On, King Jesus!

Event Details

Due to an injury, Concertmaster Daniel Szasz will no longer be performing in this concert. Please see above for revised program listing.

Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as dear friends of Concertmaster Daniel Szasz pay tribute to the iconic Civil Rights leader.

Thanks to concert sponsor Debbie Reid.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place for this event. Audience members must wear masks the entire time they are inside the venue. 

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