Music of Frederick Tillis and Jester Hairston, Pasadena, Feb. 11 & 25

Date: 

Feb 25 2018 - 3:30pm

Symphonic Spirituals by Frederick C. Tillis, and work songs, choral works, and theatrical pieces will be performed by the Afro-American Chamber Music Society Orchestra, as the AACMS celebrates its 30th Anniversary and Black History Month, under the direction of Founder/Conductor, Janise White. 

Symphonic Spirituals by Frederick Tillis will be performed as well as Nobody Knows the Trouble, by Dr. Jester Hairston.  Nolan Shaheed, trumpet, will be highlighted in the Tillis Spiritual Fantasy No. 6 for trumpet and orchestra, based on the spiritual song Sinner Please Don't Let This Harvest Pass.

Admission to these concerts will be $20. Tickets can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3192280

Sponsored in part by the California Arts Council.