Celebrating Black Artistry Through Music
Castle of our Skins co-directors Ashleigh Gordon and Anthony Green join us for a weekend of events. All events are free and open to the public.
Saturday, June 24 - 10:00am
A workshop for kids ages 8-12, A Little History weaves music, history, poetry, storytelling and audience interaction into a fun-filled exploration into Black history.
Location: The Community House, 415 W. 8th Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521
Sunday, June 25 - 11:15am
Lecture: Black Composers – a Historical and Philosophical Overview
Gordon and Green showcase diverse voices of Black composers, past and present, examining how social climates directly inspired the creation of certain compositional philosophies amongst Black composers.
Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church Parish Room, 139 E. 1st Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521
Sunday, June 25 - 2:00pm
Viola-Piano Recital: On Top of a Frosted Hill
Including works by Margaret Bonds, Ed Bland, Jeffrey Mumford, Adolphus Hailstork, Frederick Tills, and Anthony Green
Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church Sanctuary, 139 E. 1st Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521