Black History Month Concert at Bates Hall; A Celebration of Black Composers and Arrangers

Jan. 30, 2008

EVENT: The University of Texas at Austin School of Music and the Music Department at Huston-Tillotson University will present a free concert celebrating black composers of the past and present.

WHEN: 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb 5. Doors open at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Bates Recital Hall, MRH Building. A campus map is available online.

BACKGROUND: This is the second collaborative Black Composers Concert performed by University of Texas at Austin and Huston-Tillotson University music students. The concerts feature traditionally underperformed works by black composers from classical to jazz to gospel. The collaboration between the universities is a venture encouraging musical collaboration within Austin.

Performers will include UT Jazzbonez, the Huston-Tillotson Concert Choir and Jazz Band, the Greater Mount Zion Combined Choir, and soloists from The University of Texas at Austin and Huston-Tillotson University.

For more information about this event call The University of Texas at Austin School of Music hotline, 512-471-5401, or visit the School of Music online.