Concert of New Vocal Music by Duke Student Composers and Poets

April 16, -
Speaker(s): Joshua Mazan, piano; Louis Toppin, soprano; Mozghan Chahian Boorojeni, composer and mezzo-soprano; Trivius Caldwell, poetry; Tyler Jordan, composer, and banjo; Tyler King, poetry; Auburn Lee, composer; Montathi Masebe, composer, mbira, and voice and Trisha Santanaram, poetry.

You are warmly invited to a concert of new music performed by soprano Louise Toppin (University of Michigan) on Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 in Bone Hall. Professor Toppin, a renowned scholar of African American art music, will collaborate with Michigan-based pianist Josh Marzan and Duke students who will play banjo, mbira, and sing. This collective effort promises to deliver a truly unique and memorable performance.

The program is devoted to poems and songs created by members of the Double Consciousness: Perspectives on Composition in Black Poetry and Music seminar, which Tsitsi Jaji and Stephen Jaffe have been co-teaching this Spring semester (Music 690/Eng 590). 


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Prof. Tsitsi Jaji