A Celebration of Black Music

Open to all at no cost

Disability Accommodations

Equal Opportunity Institution. 24+ hours advance notice is appreciated for accommodations.

The WWU Music Department proudly presents A Celebration of Black Music. This annual concert celebrates the music and contributions of black classical and jazz musicians. We are happy to celebrate during Black History Month to show the many contributions of people of color to the fabric of musical culture in America and beyond. This year will feature the University Choir, Western Flute Ensemble, Piano and Flute Faculty duet, Faculty Piano Solo, WWU Jazz Big Band and Combos.

Groups Performing

  • University Choir – Kyra Rengstorf, conductor with guest clinician Dr. Richard L. Hodges
  • Western Flute Ensemble – Dr. Mehrdad Gholami, conductor
  • Dr. Mehrdad Gholami, flute and Jeffrey Gilliam, piano
  • Dr. Milica Jovanović, piano
  • WWU Jazz Big Band and Combo – Kevin Woods, conductor