Hear the Groundbreaking Work of William Grant Still at This Classical Concert
Be sure to experience the enlightening and inspiring concert coming to the Palm Beach Day Academy! Celebrating the Palm Beach Symphony's new chamber music series debut, this special show will host Playing Still: The Dean of Afro-American Composers, an incredible concert event honoring Black History Month.
Playing Still features the music of William Grant Still, the first black American composer to have a work performed by a major American orchestra and the first to conduct a leading American orchestra. To mark this wonderful occasion, the Palm Beach Symphony welcomes Still scholar Dr. Rufus Jones, Jr. as their season’s first guest host and narrator. A renowned conductor, Dr. Jones has conducted youth, university, and professional orchestras throughout the country and abroad. He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Orchestral Conducting, and is an accomplished scholar and author, and will bring his talents to the stage for a fascinating night of classical music. Don’t miss this exciting performance taking place on January 10th!
If you feel like escaping Glades Diamond Apartments in Belle Glade, Florida for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that!
Wednesday, January 10, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Palm Beach Day Academy
241 Seaview Avenue
Palm Beach, Florida 33480