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Amplify Voices

Bridge 2

We commit to programming music that amplifies underrepresented voices. Our intention is to promote equity in our field while championing the diversity of global and American musics as well as the distinct sounds from our home in Carolina.

EVENTS


Fri., Oct. 30
11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Greene Street in front of the Russell House

Play Your Part - VOTE!

Be a part of the great American song of Democracy! Join School of Music musicians for pop-up concerts throughout the day celebrating the right to let our voices be heard. Enjoy the music. Play your part. Vote!


Sun., Nov. 1
3 p.m. Russell House Patio Stage

Musical Tribute to Richard Greener as part of Southern Exposure series

Season patrons receive registration priority
Free / limited audience / reservations required
Sign-up link for tickets here. (limit 2 per person)
The audience will be required to wear face coverings.

The performance will be live-streamed at The School of Music Channel.

In a bridge connecting the university and nation’s present with its past — and a clear-eyed look at racial injustices that are still perpetuated today — UofSC music faculty perform works commissioned for the 2018 unveiling of the Cooper Library statue dedicated to Richard T. Greener, the university’s first African American professor and the first Black graduate of Harvard.  By Valerie Coleman and Jeff Scott, two of the country’s leading African American composers, “Glory” and “A Pioneer’s Opus” celebrate Greener’s life and legacy, setting his own words, original poetry, and Langston Hughes’ “Let American be America Again.”

This outdoor concert for a limited audience, held at the Russell House Patio Stage not far from Greener’s statue, will be socially distanced.  The audience will be required to wear face coverings.


Mon., Nov. 16
Virginia Wingard Memorial United Methodist Church

Ryan Fox, woodwinds in Graduate Recital w/ Winifred Goodwin, piano & Christopher Lee, percussion

Program to include works by Hildegard von Bingen (arr. Samantha Marshall, Valerie Page-Coleman, Dave Volpe, Adolphus Hailstork, Ellen Taaffe Zwilic, Ida Gotkovsky, Paquito D’Rivera.


Wed., Nov. 18
6:30 p.m.

"Love, Joy, Peace” dedicated to and to benefit of Transitions Homeless Shelter

Voice students of Dr. Tina Stallard present a livestream performance.


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