February 7, 2020
7:30 pm

Music at Butler Series: Black History Month Concert

This event is free and open to the public. 

Every month is a great month to strive for racial equity! Join us as Butler’s School of Music and Black Student Union share music and readings spanning the struggles, hopes and progress made by Black America. Guest artists, Manon Voice (Indianapolis-based hip-hop artist) and Eastern Star Church’s (Fisher’s campus) gospel and Butler’s Chinyelu Mwaafrika, Kimberly Kenny, Markell Pipkins, Butler Choirs, Butler Jazz Combo and a student woodwind quintet will musically draw us closer to realizing a four-hundred-year legacy of Black history. We will feature composers Ysaÿe Barnwell, Florence B. Price, Roland Carter, William Dawson, among many. The concert is free and open to the public: 7:30 pm, Friday, February 7, Schott Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Butler University.

As part of our educational impact, please join us as we explore Black history with facilitators Dr. Gina Forest on Saturday, January 25th, 3:30-5:30 pm (Ford Salon in Robertson Hall) and Dr. Terri Jett on Thursday, February 6th, 1:00-1:50 (Lilly Hall, room 120).