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Discuss how Creole culture has shaped classical music today.

I, Too, Sing  is a lecture recital series created to educate young people about Classical composers of the African Diaspora. This virtual zoom residency is designed for grades 5-12 and will address the song collection,  “Five Creole Songs” as arranged by Camille Nickerson.

Published in 1942,  “Five Creole Songs” as arranged by Camille Nickerson were published to introduce and educate the general public about Afro-Creole culture in Louisiana. Through the lens of these pieces, students will learn about the history of Afro-creoles in Louisiana, the contributions of Afro- Creoles to classical music, while learning musical terminology and  song structure.

In this fifth and final session, the group will discuss how Creole music has shaped classical music today.

By registering for this event, you will automatically be registered for all five sessions.