A Concert in Celebration of Black History Month
The DePauw School of Music invites the community to Kresge Auditorium on Tuesday, February 23 for a concert in celebration of Black History Month, coordinated by faculty members Kristina Boerger, director of University Choirs, and Steve Snyder, director of Jazz Studies. Among the music to be performed will be works by Black Sacred Music giant Charles Albert Tindley, pioneering African-American classical and jazz composers, and a new arrangement of Birmingham Sunday, a poetic retelling of the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.
General admission: $3
Tickets for seniors, youth and all students are free.
Photo: The famous stained-glass “Welsh Window,” depicting a black Christ, donated by the people of Wales to the 16th Street Baptist Church after the 1963 bombing in Birmingham.