Black History Month Concert

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“Up South: The Great Migration in Sound and Movement” featuring performances by the Hofstra Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble, Hofstra student dancers, invited choral ensembles from Hempstead High School and Uniondale High School and acclaimed soloists Diana Solomon-Glover, Robert Hughes and Steven Herring.  Hofstra student actors will guide the audience through a semi-historical narrative describing the great migration. Hofstra Jazz band will round off the show with a Count Basie dance featuring set choreographed by Mickey Davidson.

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    The Department of Music in conjunction with the Department of Drama and Dance and the Hofstra Cultural Center present a concert commemorating the great migration of African-Americans over the first half of the 20th century. The program features acclaimed professional musicians, the Hofstra Chamber Singers and Jazz Ensemble, Hofstra student actors and dancers, and invited choral ensembles from Hempstead High School and Uniondale High School.

    $10 general; $8 senior and matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID; Students under 18 receive one free ticket. $5 group rate (15+)

    For tickets and information, contact the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644.This performance is made possible by a generous grant from the DAddario Music Foundation (DAddario Music Appreciation Initiative),

    as well as support from the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Provosts Diversity Task Force, the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University , Dean of the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,

    Hofstra University Honors College, Hofstra University Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs, African Studies Program, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, and the Department of Anthropology.

    Sunday, February 9, 2014, 5 p.m.John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus

    Up SouthThe Great Migration in

    Sound & Movement

    celebrates