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The Bridge Concert III (A Black History Month Concert)
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The Bridge Concert III (A Black History Month Concert)

Sun, February 28, 2021 3:30 PM, EST

The Bridge Concert is a celebration of Black Music from Blacks in America and from Africa, bringing both worlds together whilst creating a platform where they can come together and celebrate their uniqueness. A Black history month concert that began in 2019, this will be the third edition of the concert.

Performing in this concert will be the Ebony Ensemble (Jasmine Thomas: Soprano, Andrew Egbuchiem; Countertenor, and Echezonachukwu Nduka: Piano) performing an array of African and African-American Art Songs, Spirituals, Jazz and Gospel.

Program

Andrew Egbuchiem Countertenor
Center
Jasmine Thomas Soprano
Center
Echezonachukwu Nduka Piano

Joseph Cole: Poor wayfaring stranger (to Miss Marian Anderson)
Duke Ellington: Come Sunday
Traditional African American Spiritual: O when the saints go marching in
Florence B Price: My soul's been anchored in the lord
Charles Brown: A song without words
H.T. Burleigh: I don't feel no ways tired
Hall Johnson: Ride on king Jesus

--------------------- Intermission-----------------------------------------------

Joshua Uzoigwe - Uyaroma
Itunu Oyewale: Atewo (An African Dance for Piano) - World Premiere*
Ayo Bankole: Iya (Mother)
Ori mi (My destiny) - Alaba Akinselure
Fred Onovwerosuoke: Twenty-Four Studies in African Rhythms No’s. 3 & 6
Innocent Okechukwu: Ome n'ala (Our culture, Our heritage) - World Premiere*
Christian Onyeji: Ufie III, Ekele Diri Chineke.

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Hosts

Center
Andrew Egbuchiem Co-host

Attendees

Center
De'Siree N. Reeves Emcee
Center
Grant Barnes
Center
Curt McNamara
Center
Linda Travers
Center
Susan Horowitz
Center
Marjorie vai
Center
Emily Costa
Center
H Daniel Mujahid
Center
Norma Nongauza
Center
David Harris
Center
Mickey Oclavin
Center
Brooke Grayson
Center
Daniel Roest
Center
Larry Leive
Center
Paul Robinson
Center
Judith Chasin
Center
Becky Beauregard
Center
Shellie Balkin
Center
Lisa Liu
Center
Dara Hankins
Center
Deborah Wright Houston
Center
Christos Vayenas
Center
Mosa T
Center
Lee Cyphers
Center
Jessica
Center
Tomas Bribriesco
Center
Christian Howard
Center
Leah Samuel
Center
Janice Lloyd
Center
Victoria Moy
Center
Elizabeth Mimms
Center
Ernest Williams
Center
Josh Babcock
Center
Abby Dobson
Center
Howard R. Spendelow
Center
Mark Schafer
Center
Yaneer and Naomi Bar-Yam
Center
Roberta Hantgan
Center
Chaser C Magg
Center
Stella Perlic
Center
Cacilda Pinto
Center
Coleman Richardson
Center
Annette Woolsey
Center
Sarah Wise
Center
James Reynolds
Center
Marghretta McBean
Center
Howard Schranz
Center
Kristine Lessard
Center
Christine Bianco
Center
Michael Thomas
Center
Debbie Joseph
Center
Judy Miller
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Rana
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Deborah Mendelson
Yes
Kristin Bradach
Yes
Byrd Lochtie
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Alison Rauh
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Graham Ray
Yes
Patrick McCurry
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Juakita Berkley
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Patrick Warfield
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Jay Derr
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Sheila Murray
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Norma Smith Wilson
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Catherine Davis
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Danielle Garcia
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Allison saxe
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Michael
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Marcquis Cameron
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Judith White
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Bernard Hankins
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Bob Press
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Francisca Smith
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Janine Baryza-Ly
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Sharon Bernier
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BEATRICE ZU
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D Beach
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Jill Crouther
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Charlotte Vincent
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George Ezike
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Glenn Smith Jr
Yes
Norman Bock
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Cinnamon Thomas
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