Midweek: The Jazz Age - Harlem Renaissance
STEAM-activated, arts-integrated orchestra concerts for students Pre-K through Middle School and beyond. Midweek Concerts are appropriate for all children, regardless of age.
Jonathan Rush, conductor
Wordsmith, spoken word artist
GERSHWIN Introduction from Porgy & Bess
JAMES P. JOHNSON Harlem Symphony, Movt. III
GERSHWIN (arr. Hershey Kay) I Got Rhythm from Girl Crazy
JAMES P. JOHNSON Charleston
PRICE Juba Dance from Symphony 1
STILL The Blues from Lenox Avenue
STILL Symphony No. 1 Afro-American, Movt. III
Explore the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, a period in American history in which the creativity of African Americans left its mark on generations of civil rights activists, artists and thinkers including Harlem and Negro Dancers by Langston Hughes and Heritage by Gwendolyn B. Bennett.
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