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SEASON 2 EVENTS:
THE LEGACY OF MARGARET BONDS

ONEcomposer regularly presents live, virtual, and on-demand programming related to featured composers. Explore the content below and check back often for updates.
For Season 1 Events: Honoring the Legacy of Florence Price

FEATURED CONTENT

SEASON 2 KICKOFF!

KAREN SLACK, soprano & MICHELLE CANN, pianist

KAREN SLACK, soprano
MICHELLE CANN, pianist


THE SONGS OF FLORENCE PRICE & MARGARET BONDS

EVENTS- SPRING 2022

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January 31, 2022

Social Media Celebration

Join ONEcomposer as we celebrate Margaret Bonds Day with the release of new recordings of Margaret Bonds' settings of the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay, performed by soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon, and pianist Ryan McCullough!

January 31, 2022
YouTube

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March 4-7, 2022

A Collaboration with the Cornell Concert Series

Friday, March 4 at 4:30 PM- Empowerment through music with the Cornell University Chorus

Sunday, March 6 at 3 PM - 
ONEcomposer and the Cornell Concert Series present Karen Slack and Miró Quartet with pianist Erika Switzer

Monday, March 7 -
A masterclass with young artists from Opera Ithaca

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February 27, 2022

Celebrate Black History Month with Opera Noire International and ONEcomposer

The choirs from Cornell University workshop Bonds' spiritual arrangements, originally written for Rust College and Leontyne Price, with soloists from the roster of Opera Noire International.

Monday, February 27, 2022
3-4 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca
315 N. Cayuga St.
Admission is Free

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March 26, 2022

PREMIERE:
Florence Price's 
Song of Hope

The Ithaca College Symphony, conducted by Michael Stern, is joined by the Ithaca High School Chorale, led by Kristin Zaryski, for the modern premiere of Florence Price's Song of Hope.

March 26, 2022
8:15 PM
Ithaca College: Ford Hall

 

EVENTS- FALL 2021

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October 14, 2021

MIDDAY MUSIC

Stephen Spinelli, Tamara Acosta, and Paul Merrill share manuscripts, histories, and music from the lesser-known compositions of Florence Price and Margaret Bonds, written for Tin Pan Alley. Come listen, learn, and ask questions during this free preview of ONEcomposer’s November 15 “Café Society” event.

October 14, 2021
12:30 - 1:15
Cornell University
Lincoln Hall B20

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November 4, 2021

MASTERCLASS:
Jazz at Lincoln Center

A.D. White Professor-at-Large Wynton Marsalis brings members of Lincoln Center Jazz to Cornell University for a masterclass with students in the jazz and voice programs. The class will feature a piece being workshopped for the November 15th ONEcomposer concert in honor of Café Soceity. 

November 4, 2021
5:00-6:30 PM
Bailey Hall
Cornell University Campus

 

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October 25, 2021

MASTERCLASS WITH KAREN SLACK, SOPRANO
featuring the art songs of Margaret Bonds

Soprano Karen Slack coaches voice students from Ithaca College in a virtual format that will allow for webinar attendance. Register to attend for free!

Monday, October 18, 2021
5:00-7 PM
Zoom Event

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November 15, 2021

"CAFE SOCIETY"-
Price, Bonds and the music of Tin Pan Alley

Students from Ithaca College and Cornell University's Jazz and Vocal Studies Programs perform unpublished works of Price and Bonds, written for 1940s Tin Pan Alley. Join us for this homage to Café Society. Dubbed "The Wrong Place for the Right People," Café Society was  the first racially integrated night club in the United States.

Nov 15, 2021
7:00 PM
Moakley House

 

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ON DEMAND

 

ANNA STEPPLER PRESENTS: 
FLORENCE PRICE THE ORGANIST: 
A ONEcomposer Lecture-Recital

 

STEVEN BANKS PRESENTS:
NEW FACES IN WHITE SPACES: WHY REPRESENTATION IS NOT ENOUGH

 

ONEcomposer PRESENTS:
AN INTERVIEW WITH JUSTIN HOPKINS AND JEANNE-MINETTE CILLIERS FROM "SONGS OF COMFORT"

Allen Porterie, host

 

ONEcomposer PRESENTS::
OUR INAUGURAL SESSION WITH MICHELLE CANN
Allen Porterie, host