Black History Month Concert - February 5

Black History Month Concerts 2023

Program 1: Sunday, February 5, 4pm

Join us in Rosen Concert Hall—no ticket or registration is needed. Or watch the Hayes School of Music Livestream

Introductory Remarks
Jamie Parson, J.D., Chief Diversity Officer


Lift Every Voice and Sing, J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954) arr. by Roland Carter (b. 1942)
Appalachian Chorale, Directed by DaVaughn Miller
Tyler Dellaperute, piano


Go Down, Moses!, arr. by Moses Hogan (1957-2003)
Glee Club, Directed by DaVaughn Miller
Joby Bell, piano

The Gospel of Barbecue (2000), by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers (b. 1967)
Leonardo Flores, reader


Sonata No. 2 in e minor (1931), by Florence B. Price (1887-1953)
   mvt. II. Andante
Bethena (1904), by Scott Joplin (c. 1868-1917)
Rodney Reynerson, piano


Fantasie No. 1 in G minor for Violin and Piano (1933), by Florence B. Price (1887-1953)
Nancy Bargerstock, violin
Melissa Lesbines, piano


Is There Anybody Here That Loves My Jesus (1981), by Undine Smith Moore (1904-1989)
Come Down Angels (1978), by Undine Smith Moore
He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands (1927), by Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)
Tyler Young, tenor
Catherine Garner, piano


Lenox Avenue: Midnight (1926), by  Langston Hughes (1901–1967)
Harlem Night Song (1926)
Ryan James McGuckin, reader


Four on Six (1960), by John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (1923-1968)
Road Song (1968)
West Coast Blues (1960)
Todd Wright, saxophone
Andy Page, guitar
Adam Booker, bass


Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)

Roland Carter (b. 1942)

Moses Hogan (1957-2003)

J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954)

Scott Joplin (c. 1868-1917)

Scott Joplin








Scott Joplin biography

John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (1923-1968)

Undine S. Moore (1904-1989)

Florence Price (1887-1953)


Langston Hughes (1901-1967)

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers (b. 1967)